PhillyConfidential Archive: May, 2013

Teen shot dead in Frankford; man wounded in Mantua shooting

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A teenager was shot dead in the city’s Frankford section Friday night, and a 21-year-old man was wounded in a separate shooting. Police... Read more

Teen charged in accidental shooting of cousin

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A teenager has been charged with accidentally shooting his older cousin, police said. Wayne Mitchell, 15, was playing with a .38 revolver... Read more

Police identify victim in fatal double shooting in South Philadelphia

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Police have identified a man shot to death in South Philadelphia late Thursday night as Carl Joseph Burgess, of the same neighborhood where... Read more

Police: Man critical after early-morning shooting in Southwest Philadelphia

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One victim remains in critical condition at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania after an early morning shooting in Southwest Philadelphia... Read more

Police: One dead in South Philadelphia double shooting

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One man is dead and another is hospitalized after a shooting in South Philadelphia, police said. Police were called to Ringgold Street near... Read more

Cops: 15-year-old playing with revolver accidentally shoots cousin

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A 15-year-old boy was arrested in Kensington Thursday evening after police say he accidentally shot his 18-year-old cousin while playing with... Read more

Police identify two people killed in separate shootings Wednesday

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Police have identified a man shot and killed by officers in Germantown and the victim in a North Philadelphia murder Wednesday night. The... Read more

Cops: Woman hid pounds of coke in her shoes at PHL

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Customs and Border Protection officers at Philadelphia International Airport were hot on the heels of a New Jersey woman who tried to smuggle... Read more