In 2007, the city of brotherly love averaged more than one murder and four shootings a day.
This site, by writer Kia Gregory, profiles the city's deadly violence, the people it threatens, and the people who fight desperately for solutions.
Thursday, October 23, 2008
Double Shooting in North Philadelphia
Around 2 am, police were called to the 2800 block of North Ringgold Street where they found two men suffering from gunshot wounds A 30-year-old black male, 30, shot in the back, was pronounced dead at the scene. A 28-year-old black male, shot in the neck, was taken to Temple University Hospital in critical condition.