PhillyConfidential Archive: October, 2011

Man critically wounded in Olney shooting

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A man was shot and critically wounded in Olney Monday night, and a call from an off duty University of Pennsylvania police officer led cops... Read more

Man who shot himself on crowded SEPTA train will likely face charges

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This post has been updated. A 20-year-old man was hospitalized in stable condition and will likely face criminal charges after accidentally... Read more

Police capture suspect wanted in robbery of Girard Avenue bank

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Philadelphia Police Monday released a mug shot of Hector Martinez, 29, who apparently didn’t have time to squeeze a haircut in before... Read more

Police: Woman shot several times in broad daylight in Tioga

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Police are searching for a man who they said shot a woman several times, critically wounding her, Monday afternoon in Tioga about two blocks... Read more

Teen shot in Southwest Phila., in stable condition

A 14-year-old boy is in stable condition after being shot in his buttocks on Grays Avenue near 66th Street in the Elmwood section of Southwest... Read more

Police officer arrested on assault charges

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A Philadelphia Police officer was arrested on assault charges this week and is likely to be fired within the next 30 days, police said. Anthony... Read more

Man dies after N. Philadelphia shooting

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A 29-year-old man died after being shot three times on Waterloo Street near Westmoreland in North Philadelphia Thursday night. Police said... Read more

Police investigating armed robbery, bomb threat

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Police are searching for a man who threatened to detonate a bomb unless a Walgreens clerk gave him drugs. The armed robbery happened about... Read more