Saturday, December 27, 2014

Police identify Parkside, North Philly, murder victims

Police this morning identified two men slain yesterday in unrelated homicides.

Police identify Parkside, North Philly, murder victims

Police this morning identified two men slain yesterday in unrelated homicides.

Donnell Sloan, 30, of Homer Street near Rodney in West Oak Lane, was shot in the chest and back on Thompson Street near 51st  in Parkside a few minutes after midnight yesterday. He died within the hour at the Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania.

David Jones, 35, of Huntingdon Street near 12th., was shot 10 times on Germantown Avenue near Huntingdon Street in North Philadelphia about 9:30 p.m. He died at Temple University Hospital.

Police reported no motive or suspects in either case. Tipsters can call homicide detectives at (215) 686-3334 or -3335.

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