June 18, 2016
An unidentified man was found shot to death inside a car Thursday afternoon in the city's Olney section, police said. About 2:10 p.m., the victim was found shot in the face inside a silver Pontiac Grand Prix in the 5100 block of Arbor Street, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene by medics. Police reported no arrests. - Robert Moran
April 27, 2016 |
Police on Monday were investigating the shooting deaths of six men across Philadelphia over the weekend. No arrests had been made in any of the slayings as of Monday afternoon. The victims ranged in age from 17 to 36, and included one man who had been speaking to a state House candidate about volunteering for the campaign just before he was killed. The last of the deadly incidents happened about 7:30 p.m. Sunday, when 18-year-old Elijah Frazier was shot dead on the 8000 block of Temple Road in Cedarbrook.
April 26, 2016 |
Police said Sunday they were investigating the separate shooting deaths of two men on Saturday in North Philadelphia. At 7:30 a.m., officers were called to the 1800 block of Sulis Street, where they found a man in his late 30s lying on steps outside a building, shot twice in the chest. He died at the scene. The victim's name has not been released. Police said they did not know a motive in the shooting and said no arrests have been made. In the second case, about 4:34 p.m., police were called to the 2300 block of West Huntingdon Street, where they found a 36-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds inside a green Pontiac Grand Prix.
April 26, 2016
Police were investigating Sunday the shooting death of a 36-year-old man in North Philadelphia on Saturday afternoon. Officer said they found a man inside a green Pontiac Grand Prix on the 2300 block of W. Huntingdon Street suffering multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 4:47 p.m. The victim's name was not released, pending notification of relatives. Police said they had no motive for the shooting. A suspect in the case is described as a heavy-set, light-complexioned black male, 30-35 years old, 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-7, wearing a blue work uniform and a reflective vest.
March 15, 2016 |
A Chester police officer injured in an exchange of gunfire remained hospitalized Sunday, while investigators gathered details on the shooting that also killed one man and wounded another. Capt. Alan Davis was in critical but stable condition Sunday at Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Upland. He was shot in the lower back and arm, and was expected to undergo surgery Sunday, said Thaddeus Kirkland, Chester's mayor. "Everything looks very promising and positive," Kirkland said. Davis, a 25-year veteran, was shot after pulling over a Pontiac Grand Prix that matched the description of a car reported stolen from Darby, officials said.
February 3, 2016
Police are searching for three men who were caught on video brutally assaulting a 29-year-old man inside a Chinese restaurant in the city's Logan section late Saturday night. In the video, released by authorities Monday, the men can be seen pushing the victim inside Lucky Garden Chinese Food at 4901 N. Broad St. around 11:40 p.m., then pummeling him with punches to the face, chest, and back. One of the attackers stabbed the victim multiple times with a knife, police said. Before leaving, police said, the assailants took the victim's watch and belt.
February 7, 2015 |
Ashaniere White was the witness to tie together the case against three defendants charged in the 2013 slaying of Chester Rite Aid store manager Jason Scott McClay. On Thursday, attorneys for the defense took turns attempting to unravel her credibility by painting her as a violent criminal and the mastermind of the operation - and one who might get a deal from Delaware County prosecutors. White, 21, and Christopher Parks, 24, have pleaded guilty to third-degree murder, robbery, and conspiracy, but have not been sentenced.
November 8, 2014 |
Philadelphia police are searching for three men who they say forced two other men at gunpoint to disrobe in a dark alley in Logan before robbing them of thousands of dollars and stealing their car Thursday night. Police say the two victims, 22 and 25, were getting into the 22-year-old's car around 10:15 p.m. at 18th and Albanus Streets when a man emerged from a side street and pointed a handgun at the 22-year-old's head. Then, police said, two more men ran out of a driveway and pointed guns at the 25-year-old.
September 12, 2014 |
IT TURNS OUT that in Philadelphia being "the worst people in the city" may run in the family. Police this week obtained a warrant to arrest Jason "Cassius Jr. " Broaster, 18, of Harold Street near 26th in North Philadelphia, for the shooting death Monday night of Naaire Murray, 17, outside the victim's rowhouse on Huntingdon Street near 24th. Police found 19 spent shell casings both at 24th and Huntingdon and outside Murray's house after the fatal shooting. They also found a gun on his front steps, Chief Inspector Scott Small said at the scene.
July 29, 2014 |
A 5-year-old boy was shot dead late Saturday night and his mother seriously injured in what Ridley Township police said was a shooting rampage by the child's father, who then shot himself in the head. The boy, Cion Styles, died of a gunshot wound to the head. His father, Tyrell Styles, 26, of the 600 block of Reinhard Street in Philadelphia, died Sunday afternoon at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, the Delaware County District Attorney's Office said. The child's mother, Sheyma Washington, underwent surgery at Crozer-Chester Hospital and was in stable condition Sunday evening.