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DA Krasner emotionally calls for several measures to help curb gun violence

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PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner became emotional Monday morning as he recapped a number of violent incidents over the weekend.

Among those incidents was a shooting that left a 1-year-old boy injured after he was shot while in his mother's arms inside a West Philadelphia convenience store.

About 10 minutes into Monday's press conference, Krasner began highlighting statistics surrounding recent incidents, and the 304 homicides the city has seen through July 19 – a 33% increase over the same date last year.

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