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Philly’s murder rate: Is this an April Fool’s joke?

April 11, 2007

Our murder and rate and the number of shootings has gotten so bad that it’s gone from just plain sad, when, last week a father was shot and killed while dressing for work in his second floor bedroom, to almost completely unbelievable: A woman was shot last night WHILE ATTENDING A CANDLELIGHT VIGIL for a previous shooting victim.

UN. FREAKING. BELIEVEABLE.

Woman shot during vigil for slain man

The above shooting and this corner is LESS THAN FOUR MILES from city hall:

52nd and Market called city’s deadliest corner

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One comment

  1. […] I took these pics this April and I swear more businesses have popped up even since then. In a city full of nothing but bad news, it’s nice to see something good happen like this, so close to the city’s deadliest corner. […]



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