Barely two days after the family of mother-son murder victims gathered inside a Lawncrest church to plead for an end to local violence, gunshots wounded two more people just five blocks away.
One man was murdered and another critically wounded in an abduction-related shooting along a wooded Crescentville street on Thursday afternoon.
A would-be patron of a Crescentville after-hours club didn’t take it too well when a doorman turned him away in the pre-dawn hours on March 31. The man returned to the business with a gun and fired several rounds through the front door.
A Lawndale dog owner ended up with a bullet hole in his leg after he allowed his pet to take a dump in an off-duty cop’s front yard, then refused to clean up the mess, according to Philadelphia police.
Robbers lured a Chinese restaurant delivery man to a vacant Oxford Circle house and shot him on Jan. 28.
A respected foot beat officer from the 2nd Police District shot and killed a suspected robber who allegedly assaulted him on an Oxford Circle street Tuesday afternoon.
A Frankford woman was arrested Sunday in connection with the stabbing death of her cousin during a late Saturday night quarrel in Logan.
A suspected car thief died after he ran a stop sign and crashed into a U-Haul truck at a Castor Gardens intersection on Saturday, police said.
Philadelphia firefighters distributed smoke detectors on Tuesday along the Oxford Circle block where a rowhouse blaze three days earlier claimed the life of a neighborhood woman.