The iconic city of Philadelphia has not had a Republican mayor since 1952. The result is decades of out of control crime. So far in 2020 Philly has had a staggering 210 homicides. Democrat mayors are not willing and incapable of policing their cities. That is because the criminals are their voters. This is why Democrat controlled cities are by far the most dangerous cities in America. Elect Joe Biden and this horror is comin to your neighborhood.
.@RudyGiuliani: BLM “is a Marxist organization”… they have “been planning to destroy the police for 3 years and they finally got stupid Democrat Mayors to agree with them.”
— Benny (@bennyjohnson) July 1, 2020
At Least 7 Dead, 21 Hurt in 17 Separate Shootings During Violent Weekend in Philly
At least 210 people have been killed in Philadelphia so far this year, the highest number up to this point in the city in more than a decade
NBC Philadelphia, July 6, 2020
Around 1 p.m., a 6-year-old boy was shot in the chest at a home on the 4600 block of Kendrick Street, in the city’s Upper Holmesburg section of Northeast Philadelphia. The boy later died from his injuries after being rushed by a family member to the hospital.
It was not immediately clear what led to the shooting or if police had identified any suspects.
UPDATE: Three people, including a 6-year-old boy and a woman, were killed while five others were injured in six separate shootings during a violent Sunday in Philadelphia: https://t.co/WB6HjLBlyQ pic.twitter.com/J8HVzwrwPw
— NBC10 Philadelphia (@NBCPhiladelphia) July 5, 2020
Around 1:30 p.m., a 31-year-old man and a 30-year-old man were both on the 1800 block of Wallace Street in Spring Garden when a gunman opened fire.
The 31-year-old was shot in the stomach and chest while the 30-year-old was shot in the left buttocks. Both victims were taken to the hospital and listed in stable condition. No arrests were made.
At 2:13 p.m., a 37-year-old woman was on the 1900 block of Clarence Street in the Kensington neighborhood when a gunman opened fire. Desiree Shaffer-Perez, who lived on the block, was shot 12 times in the mid torso, police said. Shaffer-Perez was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead a short time later.
A weapon was recovered and a police initially said a person was taken into custody in connection to the shooting. On Monday, police said no arrest had been made.
Around 3:20 p.m., a 27-year-old man was on the 1300 block of South 17th Street in Point Breeze when a gunman opened fire. The man was shot several times in the head and body and pronounced dead minutes later.
A second man in the area was shot in the back and taken to the hospital where the 30-year-old was listed in stable condition. No arrests were made and no weapon was recovered in connection to the double shooting.
Around the same time, a 38-year-old woman was on the 2700 block of N. Broad Street in North Philadelphia when a gunman opened fire. The woman was shot once in the left arm and taken to Temple University Hospital where she is in stable condition.
At 4:45 p.m., a 43-year-old man was found in the 2300 block of N. Croskey Street in North Philadelphia with a gunshot wound to the back of his head. Abdul Lamar Davis was pronounced dead minutes later. No arrests were made.
At 4:53 p.m., an 11-year-old girl suffered a graze wound to the right hip after a gunman opened fire on the 2500 block of S. 67th Street in Southwest Philadelphia. The girl was treated at the scene by a medic and was listed in stable condition. No arrests were made.
Around 6:30 p.m., two men were shot on the 2100 block of East Ann Street in Kensington. Kevin Selby, 22, was shot multiple times throughout his body and taken to Temple University Hospital where he died a short time later.
A 29-year-old man also hit in the shooting was taken to the hospital where he was listed in stable condition.
No arrests were made and a weapon was not recovered.
— Drew Smith (@drewsmithtv) July 5, 2020
Around 8:20 p.m., a 15-year-old boy, 35-year-old man and 36-year-old man were all shot after a gunman opened fire on the 6100 block of Nassau Road in Overbrook.
The teen, identified as Angelo Walker, was shot once in the head and taken to the Lankenau Medical Center and he later died. The 35-year-old was shot in the chest and was listed in stable, but critical condition. The 36-year-old was shot in the right buttock and was in stable condition.
No arrests were made.
Around 10 p.m., a 17-year-old boy was shot in the buttock along the 6400 block of Carlton Street in West Philadelphia, police said. He was listed in stable condition at the hospital as police searched for the shooter.
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