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Philadelphia Gun Violence Hearing Focuses on Firearms Supply

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Kimberly Paynter
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WHYY
A memorial on 60th Street in West Philadelphia remembers those gunned down at a community gathering on July 4, 2021.

A hearing on the gun violence issue in Philadelphia centers around the steady supply of firearms into the city. WHYY’s Tom MacDonald reports.

(Original air-date: 10/18/21)

WHYY reporter Tom MacDonald is a lifelong Philadelphia-area resident who has worked in the region since the mid-1980s. Tom started in commercial radio covering the MOVE standoff with police for WFIL-AM. He was also City Hall Bureau Chief, covering government and politics for more than a decade, for WWDB-FM.