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‘It leaves you speechless’: Incident at basketball court is Philly’s 21st mass shooting in 2020

Wednesday night’s shooting also brings the total number of people shot so far this year in Philadelphia past 1,472 — the total reported during all of 2019.

By Aaron Moselle/WHYY

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4 dead, 6 wounded in California football party shooting

“Everyone was watching football when unknown suspects approached the residence, snuck into the backyard and opened fire.”
By The Associated Press

One year later, Pittsburgh remembers the 11 worshipers killed in synagogue attack

People in attendance Sunday evening were quiet and still during most of the service, though attendees rose to their feet in a standing ovation when Rabbi Jonathan Perlman called state and federal lawmakers to pass gun laws.

By Sarah Boden/WESA and Lucy Perkins/WESA

One-year commemoration of the Tree of Life synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh marked

"Today we remember those we lost and come together as a commonwealth to stand united as neighbors."
By The Associated Press

In seeking death penalty, government sets aside religious beliefs of some Tree of Life Synagogue shooting victims

“I think it comes from a basic value in a human life and the possibility that you can ask for forgiveness.”
By An-Li Herring/WESA