November 11, 2011
An 18-year-old woman was raped shortly after 7:30 p.m. Friday in a vacant garage on the 3700 block of North Watts Street, in the Hunting Park neighborhood of Philadelphia, police said. The suspect was described as 6 feet, 3 inches tall with a husky build, wearing a dark gray hooded sweatshirt and glasses with a scarf around his head, police said. He fled north on Watts. - Darran Simon
January 19, 2012
A woman was reported in extremely critical condition after being shot Wednesday night in the city's Hunting Park section, police said. The shooting occurred shortly before 9 p.m. in the 4200 block of North Darien Street, police said. The woman, possibly in her 20s, was in a second-floor bedroom when she was shot several times in the chest. She was taken to Temple University Hospital. No arrests were reported. - Robert Moran
June 12, 2016 |
A man was slain after a shootout prompted by a report of a home invasion at his Hunting Park residence, according to police. Philadelphia police said the 47-year-old man was shot to death on the 3900 block of North Ninth Street just before 10:30 p.m. Thursday. The man had been alerted to a home invasion at his house a block away, on the 3900 block of Darien Street, shortly before the deadly altercation, police said Friday. He then engaged in a shootout on Ninth with one of the men suspected of committing that crime, authorities said.
May 21, 2015 |
Philadelphia police have arrested a Hunting Park man in an attempted abduction and rape - both at gunpoint - that took place within an hour of each other this month. Manuel Cintron, 24, was arrested in Burholme on Monday. Police say he approached a woman on the 1100 block of Ruscomb Street in Logan around 4:20 a.m. May 1, pulled out a handgun, and threatened her. Police said Cintron tried to force the woman into his car, but she fought him off, ran to a bus, and then called police. About an hour later, police said, Cintron approached another woman on the 2000 block of East York Street in Kensington, pulled out a semiautomatic handgun, and forced her into a minivan.
July 6, 2014 |
AUTHORITIES IN Ocean City, N.J., have recovered a body from the ocean believed to be a Hunting Park teen who disappeared after he and his friends got swept into the sea by a riptide June 29. Corinthian "Cory" Hammond, 14, went swimming with friends off the 9th Street jetty about 6:45 p.m. that day, after lifeguards had left their posts for the evening. They got caught in the riptide, as did some good Samaritans who tried to save them. A passer-by called 9-1-1 and the Beach Patrol Rapid Response Team, stationed at 12th Street, rushed to the scene and rescued 14 people.
January 2, 2016
Two women were injured by a shotgun blast Thursday afternoon in the city's Hunting Park section, police said. The attack occurred shortly after 4:15 p.m. in the 4400 block of North Seventh Street, police said. A 29-year-old woman suffered wounds to her face, neck, and shoulder and was transported to Temple University Hospital. A 58 year-old woman suffered a graze wound to her shoulder and was transported to Einstein medical Center. Both women were listed in stable condition.
June 3, 2016
An 18-year-old man was killed by a hit-and-run driver Wednesday night in the city's Hunting Park section, police said. The victim was struck by a stolen Toyota Prius just after 9 p.m. in the 3900 block of Old York Road. Police said medics took him to Temple University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:28 p.m. The driver of the Prius abandoned the car in the 1300 block of West Pike Street and ran off. No other information was immediately available. - Robert Moran
June 8, 2016 |
A 19-year-old Hunting Park woman who in April pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the deadly stabbing of a teenager during a brawl in North Philadelphia was sentenced Monday to eight to 16 years in prison. Keyarra Frisby stabbed Anita Cotton, 17, in the neck during a melee in the parking lot of a Walgreens store at 4201 N. Broad St. early last July 5. In exchange for her plea, prosecutors dropped a murder charge. Police said the bloody encounter started as a fight between two groups of girls, with Cotton and Frisby on opposite sides, on South Street following a Fourth of July fireworks display.