Armed man shot dead by police in Frankford

Posted: July 22, 2012

Philadelphia police shot and killed an armed suspect after a foot chase early Saturday in the Frankford section of the city, police said.

The victim, a male, was shot once around 2 a.m. the 4600 block of Worth Street, according to Officer Jillian Russell, department spokeswoman.

Details of the incident, including names of the victim and officer, were not released.


Contact John P. Martin at 215-854-4774, at jmartin@phillynews.com or follow @JPMartinInky on Twitter.

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