Three people were killed — two shot, one stabbed — and 10 wounded during a violent stretch that started late Friday night and continued into Saturday night in Philadelphia, where the homicide total for the year topped 300 late Thursday night. A 1-year-old boy was among the shooting victims Saturday night.
One man was killed and seven other people were wounded in two separate shootings Friday night in Philadelphia, police said. A ninth victim was injured in a third shooting as the gun violence continued late into the night. Around 8:30 p.m., police responded to a report of a shooting on the 2700 block of Ruby Terrace, near Bartram’s Garden in Southwest Philadelphia, and found five victims inside and outside of a residence — four men and a 14-year-old girl with a graze wound to her stomach.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It’s been a violent start to the weekend in Philadelphia. Police say one man is dead and seven others, including a 14-year-old girl, were shot in two separate shootings Friday night. One man was killed and four others, including a 14-year-old girl, were injured in shooting in Southwest Philadelphia.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It’s been a violent start to the weekend in Philadelphia. Police say eight people, including a 14-year-old girl, were shot in two separate shootings Friday night. Five people, including a 14-year-old girl, were injured in a shooting in Southwest Philadelphia.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Seven families, totaling 31 people, were displaced in a Tuesday morning fire in Southwest Philadelphia. The fire broke out shortly before 4 a.m. on the 5400 block of Pentridge Street. Officials said the blaze damaged several row homes on the block.
One man died and seven others were wounded and hospitalized in two separate shootings in Philadelphia on Friday. The first erupted in the East Mount Airy section shortly before 3 p.m., killing one and injuring four others. No one has been apprehended or charged. Investigators had little immediate information on the shooting in the 7700 block of Ogontz Avenue.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia police are trying to find the gunman who shot a man in Elmwood. Just after 11 p.m. Thursday, a 22-year-old man was shot in an alley near the 2500 block of South 69th Street. He was shot in the back and leg.
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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A 17-year-old boy was shot in the head and killed in Southwest Philadelphia Tuesday night. It happened on the 1200 block of South 58th Street around 6:45 p.m. Police say the teen was shot once in the head. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police are investigating two crashes involving their officers. The first happened in Southwest Philadelphia at 65th Street and Kingsessing Avenue around 10:40 p.m. Friday. Investigators say a driver made an illegal u-turn and hit a bike patrol officer. He was arrested for driving under the influence.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Close to 20 people suffered injuries in a nasty chain-reaction crash involving a SEPTA bus Thursday. It happened around 4:30 p.m. at the intersection of Larchwood Avenue and 57th Street in Cobbs Creek. One of the injured was a young child. According to officials, 17 people total reported injuries.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A line of severe storms produced heavy downpours, causing flash flooding in parts of the region. Eyewitness News was near B Street and Indiana Avenue in Kensington overnight, where the storm turned streets into rivers. In Southwest Philadelphia, several cars were stranded in floodwaters at 63rd and Passyunk Avenues.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police say a 23-year-old man was killed in a Southwest Philadelphia shooting Wednesday. It happened on the 6000 block of Reinhard Street around 5:10 p.m. Police say the victim was shot multiple times throughout the body and was pronounced dead at the hospital.
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Police detained and were questioning three people in connection with the disappearance of a 10-year-old boy from Delaware County. The 10-year-old, who has a learning disability and vanished after leaving his Folcroft home around 5:30 p.m. Saturday, was found unharmed around 1:30 p.m. Sunday in Southwest Philadelphia, Folcroft Borough Police Department Deputy Chief Christopher Eiserman said.
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A teenager is dead and another is wounded after gunfire rang out near a Southwest Philadelphia playground on Thursday night.It happened around 7:30 p.m. near Ithan Street and Grays Avenue near the Deritis Playground.Police say a 16-year-old boy died at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia after being shot once in the chest.
A gunman shot and killed a teenager and injured another teen near a playground in Southwest Philadelphia.The 16-year-old boy and 13-year-old boy were on the 2300 block of South Ithan Street at 7:29 p.m. Thursday when a gunman opened fire.The 16-year-old was shot once in the chest while the 13-year-old was shot once in the right arm.