Saturday, February 6, 2016

Murder in West Philly

Police said a 21-year-old man was fatally shot at 42nd and Parrish streets earlier tonight.

Murder in West Philly


Not a whole lot on this one yet.

Police said a 21-year-old man was fatally shot at 42nd and Parrish streets earlier tonight. The victim, whose name was not released, was wounded several times at 8:21 p.m. and died a short while later at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Homicide Lt. Phil Riehl said Narcotics cops who happened to be in the area spotted two men near the crime scene. The men were brought in for questioning, but as of this writing, no charges were filed. Check back for more tomorrow.

We encourage respectful comments but reserve the right to delete anything that doesn't contribute to an engaging dialogue.
Help us moderate this thread by flagging comments that violate our guidelines.

Comment policy: comments are intended to be civil, friendly conversations. Please treat other participants with respect and in a way that you would want to be treated. You are responsible for what you say. And please, stay on topic. If you see an objectionable post, please report it to us using the "Report Abuse" option.

Please note that comments are monitored by staff. We reserve the right at all times to remove any information or materials that are unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, indecent or otherwise objectionable. Personal attacks, especially on other participants, are not permitted. We reserve the right to permanently block any user who violates these terms and conditions.

Additionally comments that are long, have multiple paragraph breaks, include code, or include hyperlinks may not be posted.

Read 0 comments
comments powered by Disqus
About this blog

The Philly Confidential team
Also on
letter icon Newsletter