Healing Hurt People: Counselors look to help teenage victims of violent crimes

- It seems every day residents in Philadelphia are hearing another teenager, somebody's beloved child, has become the victim of a violent crime.

As of Sunday, 152 teenagers between the ages of 13 and 19 have been shot in Philadelphia.

Of those 152, 26 of them were killed. In all of 2016, there were 213 shootings, 26 were fatal.

On Sunday, a 16-year-old boy was found shot to death on the 2700 block of North 19th Street in North Philadelphia. A 12-year-old boy was also shot, but is listed in stable condition.

The crimes don’t only involve shootings as two teenage boys were stabbed October 29th in Logan.

Both the 16-year-old and the 18-year-old survived. So far, no arrests have been made.

16-year-old Brandon Olivieri is accused of killing two other 16-year-olds, St. Joseph's Prep student Salvatore DeNubile and Mastery Charter School student Caleer Miller following an argument at 12th and Ritner in South Philadelphia October 24th.

Dr. Erica Harris is an emergency room doctor at Hahnemann University Hospital and an assistant professor at Drexel University College of Medicine. Dr. Harris is also the director of "Healing Hurt People" which helps young people who survived violent crimes.

She stopped by Good Day Philadelphia Tuesday to talk about the program alongside Anton Moore, the president and founder of "Unity in the Community," and Shakira Fagan, who lost her 17-year-old son Irell Williams to gun violence in June.

You can watch their full interview above.

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