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    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police say a 15-year-old girl is fighting for her life after she was shot in the head in West Philadelphia Tuesday afternoon. The double shooting happened on the 6200 block of Chestnut Street in the city’s Cobbs Creek neighborhood around 3:20 p.m. Police say the girl was shot once in the left side of the head. She is currently in critical condition. READ MORE: COVID In Philadelphia: City Public School Teachers Begin Receiving Vaccines As District Works On Return To Classroom A 20-year-old man was shot once to the back of the head. He is currently in stable condition at a hospital. READ MORE: Teen Boy Charged With Stabbing Younger Brother, Sister Multiple Times At Hatfield Township Elementary School Playground, DA Says No arrests have been made. MORE NEWS: Pennsylvania Hospital Doctor Stabbed Multiple Times In Face, Head By Patient, Philadelphia Police Say For a list...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A man was critically injured in a shooting in West Philadelphia, Tuesday morning. The shooting happened around 1:30 a.m. on the 5100 block of Arch Street. Police say the 38-year-old victim was shot in the head. He was taken to Presbyterian Hospital and is listed in critical but stable condition. So far, no arrests have been made.
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police say a 30-year-old man was shot in the head and killed in Philadelphia’s West Oak Lane neighborhood Wednesday night. It happened on the 1400 block of West 67th Street around 7:10 p.m. Police say the man was shot multiple times in the head and was pronounced dead at the scene. No arrests have been made. The incident comes as more than 2,000 people were shot in the city this year, and Philly is now close to officially breaking the record of 500 homicides set back in 1990. MORE ON CBSPHILLY.COM Chester County Officials Investigating After 73-Year-Old Man Found Fatally Shot Inside His Phoenixville Home 21-Year-Old Dies From Injuries Sustained In Kingsessing Double Shooting Earlier This Week, Philadelphia Police Say COVID In Philadelphia: Health Commissioner Warns Against New Year’s Eve Gatherings
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The search is on for a killer after Philadelphia police say a 28-year-old man was shot and killed Tuesday morning. This happened around 6:11 a.m. along the 200 block of South 56th Street. Police say the victim was shot once in the head and pronounced dead at the scene. There is no word on what sparked the shooting. For a list of gun violence resources in Philadelphia, click here. MORE FROM CBSPHILLY.COM Rookie QB Jalen Hurts Shines In First Career Start As Eagles Defeat New Orleans Saints 24-21 Philadelphia Weather: Winter Storm Watch Issued Beginning Wednesday As Parts Of Region Could Possibly See 18 Inches Of Snow ‘Disgraceful’: Gov. Tom Wolf, Gov. Phil Murphy Blast Federal Lawmakers For Failing To Pass New COVID Relief Bill
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police are looking for a killer after a man is murdered in West Philadelphia. Police say the victim’s aunt found him in a bedroom of a home on the 4800 block of Westminster Avenue. (credit: CBS3) The 44-year-old victim had been shot in the head. This is the 400th murder in Philadelphia this year. MORE FROM CBS PHILLY: Stimulus Package Update: What Happens To The Economy Without A Second Stimulus? Woman Found Dead With Multiple Stab Wounds, Man Wounded In Brewerytown House Fire, Authorities Say Gov. Phil Murphy Again Renews New Jersey’s Public Health Emergency
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A West Philadelphia neighborhood is shaken after a beloved member of their community was shot in broad daylight. Now police are searching for a suspect. The shooting could have ended in a tragedy. Thankfully, the victim will be OK. Neighbors and friends applaud him for defending himself. The shootout left one man in the hospital and another on the loose. “It hurt my feelings when I look at the bullet shots in his truck. Come on, that ain’t real,” a West Philadelphia resident named Gus said. One bullet grazed the left side of the victim’s head. At least four bullets pierced the Dodge Ram, and upwards of a dozen shell casings were found on the ground, evidence that the victim returned fire. “The neighborhood loves him. We’re hoping and praying for his recovery,” neighbor Baasheer Bilal said. The 64-year-old victim, known as Bear, has a license to...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A 64-year-old man suffered a graze wound to the head following a shooting in West Philadelphia, Wednesday morning. It happened on the 600 block of 52nd Street, just before 7:30 a.m. He was taken to Presbyterian Hospital and is listed in stable condition. So far, no arrests have been made. The incident remains under investigation. For a list of gun violence resources in Philadelphia, click here.
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia is dealing with yet another murder after seven people were shot and killed in the span of 24 hours. Police say a 33-year-old man was shot in the back of the head and killed in broad daylight in the Carroll Park section of West Philadelphia. The shooting happened on the 5200 block of Kershaw Street, shortly before 12:30 p.m. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. No weapon was recovered and no motive was given for the shooting. Philadelphia has already surpassed last year’s homicide total. For a list of gun violence resources in Philadelphia, click here.
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police say a young man shot in the head and killed in Philadelphia’s West Oak Lane neighborhood on Thursday was a teenager. He was identified as 16-year-old Mekhi Partlow. He was found shot in the head on the 7100 block of North 19th Street, around midnight. Investigators say they found eight spent shell casings at the scene. “Near the spent shell casings we found two sneakers. The victim is not wearing any sneakers. So we believe these sneakers belonged to the victim and he may have ran out of these sneakers in an attempt to get away,” Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small said. Police say he was wearing a Burger King uniform when they found him. A Burger King spokesperson told CBS3 in an email, “We’re deeply saddened to hear of the fatal shooting that took place involving a team member. Our deepest condolences go out...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police say a young man shot in the head and killed in Philadelphia’s West Oak Lane neighborhood on Thursday was a teenager. He was identified as 16-year-old Mekhi Parlow. He was found shot in the head on the 7100 block of North 19th Street, around midnight. Investigators say they found eight spent shell casings at the scene. “Near the spent shell casings we found two sneakers. The victim is not wearing any sneakers. So we believe these sneakers belonged to the victim and he may have ran out of these sneakers in an attempt to get away,” Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small said. Police say he was wearing a Burger King uniform when they found him. A Burger King spokesperson told CBS3 in an email, “We’re deeply saddened to hear of the fatal shooting that took place involving a team member. Our deepest condolences go out...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police say a 21-year-old man was shot in the head and killed inside of a West Philadelphia laundromat Thursday afternoon. It happened on the 5600 block of Vine Street just before 4:30 p.m. It was a terrifying afternoon for adults and kids inside the laundromat. Police say the victim likely never saw his killer. There is really only one way to describe what happened at the laundromat Thursday afternoon. “It’s very cowardly and this is a very, very dangerous individual,” Philadelphia Police Chief Insp. Scott Small said. Small says that dangerous individual is a man who was wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt. He entered the laundromat, approached the 21-year-old victim and fatally shot him at point-blank range. “The victim is standing at one of those coin-operated machines. The shooter walked up behind the victim and shot him in the back of the head. It does not appear...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police say a teen boy was shot in the head and killed inside of a West Philadelphia laundromat Thursday afternoon. It happened on the 5600 block of Vine Street just before 4:30 p.m. Police say the victim, who is believed to be 16, was shot once in the head inside of the laundromat. He was rushed to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and was later pronounced dead. No arrests have been made. For a list of gun violence resources in Philadelphia, click here.
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police say a male, approximately 16 years old, was shot in the head inside of a West Philadelphia laundromat Thursday afternoon. It happened on the 5600 block of Vine Street just before 4:30 p.m. Police say the victim was shot once in the head inside of the laundromat. He was rushed to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and is currently in critical condition. No arrests have been made. For a list of gun violence resources in Philadelphia, click here.
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A man was shot in the head and killed in West Oak Lane. It happened around midnight Thursday on the 7100 block of North 19th Street. Police describe the victim to be in his late teens or early 20s. He was wearing a Burger King uniform. Investigators say they found eight spent shell casings at the scene. “Near the spent shell casings we found two sneakers. The victim is not wearing any sneakers. So we believe these sneakers belonged to the victim and he may have ran out of these sneakers in an attempt to get away,” Philadelphia Police Chief Insp. Scott Small said. Police say they also found a car abandoned near the scene that matched the suspect’s vehicle description. Police say the car was reportedly stolen recently during a home invasion and robbery in the Northeast. It is believed three to four men...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A suspect is facing murder charges for the shooting of a 7-year-old boy on his front porch in West Philadelphia. The suspect has been identified as 27-year-old Christopher Linder. Zamar Jones was playing with his toys around 7:40 p.m. Saturday night when he was caught in the crossfire of a shootout. FIRST LOOK: Christopher Linder, 27, man charged with attempted murder in shooting of Zamar Jones, 7, who was playing on his West Philly porch when a shootout happened in front of his home. Zamar remains in critical condition @ CHOP with a gunshot wound to the head. pic.twitter.com/Ex2IREyt45 — Trang Do (@TrangDoCBS3) August 3, 2020 Police say at least 16 shots were fired. Jones was shot in the head and was pronounced dead Monday afternoon. CBS3 spoke with a family friend, who says everyone on the block loved the little boy. Police are still searching...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia Police are still looking for two men in connection with a shooting Saturday night that left a 7-year-old boy fighting for his life. Family spokesperson Makeeba McNeely told Eyewitness News Zamar Jones is in a coma at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, with his parents by his side. “If this man knew the little boy that he hurt, he would be hurting the way we’re hurting,” McNeely said. Family spokesperson shared this photo of Zamar Jones with me. The 7y/o was playing with toys on the porch of his home on the 200 blk of N. Simpson St in West Philly Sat. night, when he was caught in the crossfire of a shootout & was shot in the head. He is critical @ CHOP ???????? pic.twitter.com/J5isDyplZ5 — Trang Do (@TrangDoCBS3) August 2, 2020 Zamar’s toys remain on the porch of his West Philly home on the...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A shooting in West Philadelphia has left a man critically injured. Shots rang out after 1 a.m. Monday on the 200 block of Hobart Street. Download The New And Improved CBS Philly App! Police say a 33-year-old man was shot in the head. Neighbors told police they heard some sort of argument before they heard the gunshots. There is no word on any arrests. For a list of gun violence resources in Philadelphia, click here.
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