Philadelphia marks 500th homicide in 2021 after woman fatally shot

Philadelphia marks 500th homicide in 2021 after woman fatally shot

Philadelphia marks 500th homicide in 2021 after woman fatally shot Mayor Jim Kenney blamed the flow of illegal guns into the city and blasted state lawmakers for not enacting tighter gun control restrictions. Philadelphia hit a grim milestone Wednesday as the city experienced its 500th homicide of the year, one which has plagued multiple cities with increasing levels of violence following years of relative peace. The latest killing involved a 55-year-old woman found by police officers shot multiple times around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. She later died at a hospital. ALABAMA WOMAN GETS LIFE SENTENCE FOR HELPING TO KILL HUSBAND'S PREVIOUS WIFE AND FAMILY "Each and every homicide carries with it a profound sense of loss. However, for our City to have reached such a tragic milestone - 500 lives cut …
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