28: People shot during the seven-day period ending at midnight Sunday, one of the lowest weekly totals recorded during the past year.
53: Percent increase in gunpoint robberies this year in Philadelphia, compared to the same period during 2021.
53: Year-to-date homicides in Philadelphia through last night, representing a 15 percent decrease vs. the same period last year.
189: People shot last month in Philadelphia, down from 201 shooting victims reported during December and 196 people shot in January, 2021. The average monthly total for January, from 2015 through 2019 was 92 shooting victims.
140: Carjackings reported in Philadelphia this year through last Wednesday, according to police. That’s double the year-to-date total from 2021, and seven times the pace reported at the beginning of 2020.
76,000: Estimated guns sold in Pennsylvania during January, down six percent vs. the previous month and down 47 percent vs. January, 2021.
45,222: U.S. gun deaths in 2020, by far the most on record, representing a 14% increase from the year before, a 25% increase from five years earlier and a 43% increase from a decade prior.