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    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Four suspects are in custody following a shooting and chase in the Point Breeze section of Philadelphia. Bullets started flying Monday night and one man staying at an Airbnb was shot in the head. Neighbors on the 2000 block of Titan Street are breathing a sigh of relief today as things could have ended a lot worse than they did. READ MORE: Definitely Gross: Crews Working To Clean Raw Sewage Flowing Into Ventnor Streets Due To Pipe Leak Police were back at the scene, manning the block as detectives continued their investigation. “It was quite a bit,” said neighbor Verlice Nelson. “Like I said, it woke everybody up.” Nelson is still shaken by the gunshots that woke her Monday night. At least four bullets pierced the front door of the targeted home, with one of them entering through a window. “The guy got shot in the head...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A shooting led to a wild police chase through the streets of Philadelphia overnight. Investigators say it began with a report of a man shot late Monday night inside of an Airbnb on the 2000 block of Titan Street in Point Breeze. Officers spotted the suspects’ red pickup truck and gave chase. READ MORE: Philadelphia Police: Suspect Wanted For Sexually Assaulting 55-Year-Old Woman Inside Center City Macys Police say the suspects crashed into several vehicles, including a police patrol wagon. READ MORE: EXCLUSIVE: Frank Wades Aunt Speaks Out After Nephew Gunned Down In East Norriton Bowling Alley “They fled on foot after that second accident and all four were apprehended by 1st District Police, so those officers did a really good job, “Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small said. “It’s real hard to chase people on foot, especially teenagers and young men in their 20s, with...
    TIPPING Point was blasted by ITV viewers as contestants breeze through with the "easiest questions on any game show". Player Richard managed to build up over £2000 by the second round of the penny machine game show. 9Richard soared ahead in round two He manged to get five questions correct before running out of time - but fans were quick to point out an incredibly easy question about the alphabet. Host Ben Shephard asked Richard: "What is the penultimate letter of the English alphabet?" Richard of course answered "Y" - which led to many fans to complain about how easy the question was. One Tipping Point fan said: "What is the penultimate the letter of the alphabet??? Who writes these questions??? FFS" 9undefined 9undefined 9undefined A second remarked: "“What is the penultimate letter of the alphabet?” Are you joking me, ITV?!" A third added: "Easiest questions...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Two teenagers are in the hospital, one critically wounded, after a double shooting in Philadelphia’s Point Breeze neighborhood. Police said the double shooting happened shortly before 9 p.m. on the 1600 block of South 20th Street. Police said an 18-year-old man was shot multiple times in the chest area. He was rushed to Penn-Presbyterian Medical Center and placed in critical condition, according to police. Authorities said the second victim is a 17-year-old girl, who was shot once in her leg. She was rushed to Jefferson University Hospital, where police said she is listed in stable condition. There are no arrests at this time. No weapons were recovered at the scene, according to police. The investigation is ongoing. For a list of gun violence resources in Philadelphia, click here. MORE ON CBSPHILLY.COM Philadelphia Police Commissioner Won’t Resign Following Damning Report On City’s Handling Of Racial Injustice Protests Philly...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A man was shot and killed execution-style in Philadelphia’s Point Breeze neighborhood. It happened just after 11 p.m. Thursday on the 2300 block of Tasker Street. Police found the 28-year-old man shot multiple times in the head. He was pronounced at the hospital. Philadelphia police are working to determine a motive for the violence. So far, police have not made any arrests. There was another homicide overnight, this one in North Philadelphia. Police rushed to the 2100 block of West Master Street around 12:30 a.m. Authorities found a man in the back of a vacant lot, shot several times. He was pronounced dead about 20 minutes later. Investigators are checking surveillance video to help them solve the case. For a list of gun violence resources in Philadelphia, click here. MORE ON CBSPHILLY.COM SNOW TOTALS: How Much Snow Has Fallen In Your Neighborhood? Atlantic City To Auction Spot...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia police are trying to track down a man wanted for a shooting in broad daylight in the city’s Point Breeze neighborhood. Police say a man in a white shirt got into an argument with another driver on the 1600 block of Wharton Street on Sept. 5, around 5:30 p.m. Just as he was about to leave, he got out of his car again and fired several shots before taking off. The suspect was last seen heading south on the 1300 block of Bancroft Street. It’s not clear if anyone was hurt. If you have any information on this incident, call police. MORE FROM CBS PHILLY: As Investigation Into Fatal Police Shooting Continues, Who Was Walter Wallace Jr.? EXCLUSIVE: Philadelphia Police Commissioner Outlaw Responds To Former Mayor’s ‘Failure Of Leadership’ Comment Following Walter Wallace Jr. Shooting Philadelphia Police: 2 Men Missing, Considered To Be In Danger...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A GoFundMe created in memory of a mother and teenager killed in a house fire in Philadelphia’s Point Breeze neighborhood earlier this week is raising funds for the family. A family friend identified the victims to Eyewitness News as Linda Ann Palmisano and 14-year-old Donte Davis. The fire left Palmisano and Donte dead, and Palmisano’s daughter hospitalized. Flames broke out just after 12:30 a.m. Wednesday on the 2200 block of Pierce Street in the Point Breeze section. Authorities said the blaze started on the first floor and firefighters were able to control those flames in just about 30 minutes. Crews tried to rescue three people inside the home but for Palmisano and Donte, it was too late. Two of them were found on the first floor and the other person upstairs. All three were taken to the hospital. Officials said the mother and son died at...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A man was shot in the leg along Penn Avenue on Tuesday afternoon. Pittsburgh Police were called to the 7300 block of Penn Avenue just before 12:30 p.m. for calls of a man shot in the leg. When they arrived, they found a man shot in the upper thigh. Police applied a tourniquet to his leg and he was taken to an area hospital in stable condition. No suspects have been named and police are investigating. Stay With KDKA.com For More Details
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police continue to search for the suspect in a shooting that claimed the lives of two 17-year-old boys and injured two other teens in Point Breeze on Wednesday night. The shooting happened around 8:15 p.m. on the 1800 block of Moore Street. Authorities say three 17-year-old boys and an 18-year-old man were shot in the incident. Two of the 17-year-old boys were shot multiple times and later died at the hospital, investigators say. Another 17-year-old boy was shot once in the right arm and placed in stable condition at the hospital, according to police. Police say an 18-year-old man was shot in the ankle and is in stable condition. “There’s just so much going on and so much that they’re dealing with at younger and younger ages, and now for their lives to be gone and to be completely erased is beyond — quite frankly, it’s rare, but...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police say two 17-year-old boys were killed in a quadruple shooting in Point Breeze. It happened around 8:15 p.m. Wednesday on the 1800 block of Moore Street. Authorities say three 17-year-old boys and an 18-year-old man were shot in the incident. Two of the 17-year-old boys were shot multiple times and later died at the hospital, investigators say. Another 17-year-old boy was shot once in the right arm and placed in stable condition at the hospital, according to police. Police say an 18-year-old man was shot in the ankle and is in stable condition. No arrests have been made thus far, police say. For a list of gun violence resources in Philadelphia, click here.
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A 12-year-old boy is recovering after he was stabbed in Philadelphia’s Point Breeze neighborhood. It happened around 10:30 p.m. Sunday on the 1700 block South 18th Street. Police say the boy was stabbed in the back by another 12-year-old boy. The injured boy is in stable condition. His alleged attacker was taken into police custody. No word on what prompted that violence.
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police say a man is dead after a double shooting in Philadephia’s Point Breeze neighborhood. It happened just before 3:30 p.m. Sunday on the 1300 block of South 17th Street. The man was shot multiple times in the head and was pronounced at the scene, police say. Download The New And Improved CBS Philly App! Another man was shot in the back and rushed to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, according to police. His condition is unknown at this time. So far, no arrests have been made as the investigation is ongoing. For a list of gun violence resources in Philadelphia, click here.
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