The city of Philadelphia has had a banner week for violence, with twenty-two shootings since last Monday, and four homicides in the past day. Come to Philly, have a few laughs.
Overnight violence continues in Philadelphia as a reported 22 shootings have happened since a week ago Monday. In 24 hours, 4 people have been killed in the city. A 57-year-old woman was found shot in her doorway and died in her home. She suffered one gunshot wound under her arm. She was pronounced dead.
In a separate incident, a 37-year-old man was shot in the face and multiples times throughout the body. The incident occurred at approximately 2 a.m. on the 2200 block of North Chadwick Street.
A shooting in Strawberry Mansion left a 23-year-old man dead after he was shot multiples times in the leg, chin, and back. That shooting happened around 8 p.m. Monday evening.
Earlier that day, a drive-by shooting in Fern Rock left one man dead and five others injured. It happened around 2:15 p.m. at the intersection of North Broad Street and West Chew Avenue.
The good news? The mayor is focused like a laser… on forcing vaccinations on all city employees. The murders and shootings are not a priority for the mayor, nor the district attorney.