Seeking solutions to the epidemic of homicide by gunfire in Philadelphia
November 8, 2012 
October: More than 100 shooting incidents
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Sporadic outbreaks of multiple shootings and numerous female victims defined the month in gun violence in Philadlephia. At the GunCrisis Reporting Project we tracked 102 incidents which left 111 shooting victims throughout October, based on original reporting, media reports and other sources. <watch>


PreviouslyNearly 100 people shot in Philadelphia during September

Police lights flood a bus as passengers look to the scene where a 35-year-old man was shot in the Germantown section of the city on October 19th, when ten people were wounded or killed by overnight gunfire in Philadelphia. Photograph by Joseph Kaczmarek.
Incidents: Gunfire across Philadelphia

The State of Crime in Philadelphia
DA Williams: "I want to have the right people in prison."

One West Philadelphia shooting victim had to collect his own evidence, picking up shell casings and taking photographs because detectives were unavailable, according to Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams

Williams focused on gun violence while speaking on "The State of Crime in Philadelphia" at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Link

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Mapped: Outbreaks
* Two killed, two critical
* Camden, NJ, violence
* 10 people wounded or killed
* Quiet stretch ends
* At least 14 people shot
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