Category Archives: Philadelphia

Killed – Man (Philadelphia, PA)

male

Around 11.30 p.m. Tuesday, an 18-year-old man was shot twice – once in the head and once in the chest – at 7th Street and Girard Avenue in the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia, according to authorities.

The victim was transported to Temple University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 11:47 p.m., according to police.

http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/New-Years-Eve-Murder-238350121.html

http://guncrisis.org/2014/01/01/one-teen-killed-three-teens-and-two-men-wounded-tuesday-night-as-philadlephia-counts-down-to-new-year/

Killed – Man (Philadelphia, PA)

male

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia Police are investigating a shooting Monday afternoon that left one man dead.

Police responded at about 3:30 p.m. to the 2100 block of W. Nedro Avenue in Ogontz.

Officers found the 23-year-old victim in the back seat of a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound to the back of his head.

The victim was taken to Albert Einstein Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2013/12/30/man-killed-in-ogontz-shooting/

http://6abc.com/archive/9376691/

http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Man-Shot-Killed-in-East-Germantown–238066431.html

http://guncrisis.org/2013/12/31/guncrisis-philadelphia-updates-for-tuesday-12-31-13/

Killed – Patrice McIntosh (Philadelphia, PA)

female

Police identified the Logan woman shot to death Sunday morning as Patrice McIntosh, 50.

Officers arrested her son Keenan McIntosh, 22, who lived with his mother on Old York Road near Courtland Street, and charged him with murder, resisting arrest and weapons offenses, said Officer Jillian Russell, a police spokeswoman. McIntosh allegedly shot his mother once in the head.

The city’s 249th victim of the year lost her life inside of a house on Old York Road near Courtland Street around 9:06 a.m. today, police said. The 49-year-old woman was shot once in the head and pronounced on scene by medics. An arrest was made in the case but police have not released the names of the victim or the accused nor have they provided a motive for the slaying.

http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/dncrime/Police-arrest-son-in-moms-shooting-death.html

http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/dncrime/Cops-Two-killed-three-critical-in-weekend-incidents.html

http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2013/12/29/police-woman-shot-dead-inside-home-in-logan/

http://guncrisis.org/2013/12/31/guncrisis-philadelphia-updates-for-tuesday-12-31-13/

Killed – Man (Philadelphia, PA)

male

At 12:44 a.m. today, police responded to Spruce Street near 60th where they found a 42-year-old man on the road who had been shot once in the back. That man, whose identity has not been released, was transported to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where he was pronounced dead at 1:09 a.m., according to police.

http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/dncrime/Cops-Two-killed-three-critical-in-weekend-incidents.html

Double Shooting – Killed – Shawn Merritt (Philadelphia, PA)

male

OVERBROOK – December 20, 2013 — Police are investigating a double shooting in Overbrook that left one man dead and another wounded.

It happened at 8:36 p.m. Friday on the 5500 block of Lansdowne Avenue.

One of the victims, identified as 26-year-old Shawn Merritt, was shot in the head and chest and pronounced dead.

A second victim, a 24-year-old man, was shot in the arm and the leg. He’s listed in stable condition at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

http://6abc.com/archive/9368259/

http://guncrisis.org/2013/12/21/weekend-brings-new-outbreak-of-gun-violence-in-philadelphia/

http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Double-Shooting-236819691.html

Double Shooting – Wounded – Man (Philadelphia, PA)

male

OVERBROOK – December 20, 2013 — Police are investigating a double shooting in Overbrook that left one man dead and another wounded.

It happened at 8:36 p.m. Friday on the 5500 block of Lansdowne Avenue.

One of the victims, identified as 26-year-old Shawn Merritt, was shot in the head and chest and pronounced dead.

A second victim, a 24-year-old man, was shot in the arm and the leg. He’s listed in stable condition at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

http://6abc.com/archive/9368259/

http://guncrisis.org/2013/12/21/weekend-brings-new-outbreak-of-gun-violence-in-philadelphia/

http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Double-Shooting-236819691.html

Double Shooting – Killed – Broderick Howard (Philadelphia, PA)

male

Police say an attempted robbery turned deadly when the victim pulled out a gun and opened fire on the suspect.

The incident happened around 2:00 a.m. Tuesday in the area of Rising Sun and Wyoming Avenues in Philadelphia’s Feltonville section.

Nearly 40 shots were fired around 2:00 a.m. Tuesday when an armed man attempted to rob two men who were walking to their car. One robbery target grabbed his gun and a shootout ensued that saw 37 shots fired.

Police say two accomplices of the stickup man started shooting as well before fleeing.

Two weapons were recovered at the scene overnight, and late today police found a third handgun believed to have been used during the wild shootout.

The robbery victim, 26-year-old Khalif Murray, was critically wounded and remains hospitalized in critical condition.

The initial robber was mortally wounded, having been shot in the head, stomach and back. He is identified as 25-year-old Broderick Howard, who is known to police with pinches including firearms violations dating back to 2006.

A police source said today that the 25-year-old victim has a concealed-carry permit for the handgun used in the shootout, which was recovered at the scene, along with another handgun and 37 shell casings.

http://6abc.com/archive/9363207/

http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/dncrime/Police-Man-killed-in-N-Phila-shootout-was-aggressor.html

http://abclocal.go.com/story?section=news/local&id=9363207

http://www.metro.us/local/neighbors-demand-increased-patrol-after-feltonville-shooting/tmWmlv—fbwihNHfMrISI/