Thursday, July 30, 2015

Police: Man killed in Germantown

This post has been updated.

Police: Man killed in Germantown

0 comments

This post has been updated.

A 26-year-old man is dead, police say, after being shot multiple times tonight.

The incident occurred about 8 p.m. on Musgrave Street near Washington Lane in Germantown, Chief Inspector Scott Small said.

Officers responding to reports of gunfire found Delvin Brown collapsed in front of a home on the street with multiple gunshot wounds to his abdomen. Brown was taken to Albert Einstein Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 8:12 p.m., Small said.

At the scene, police found a minor car collision: Apparently, during the shootout, a bullet struck an uninvolved vehicle as it drove past the scene. The driver, who was uninjured, lost control and crashed into a parked car.

That driver was among several witnesses taken to the Homicide Unit for questioning, Small said.

A minor amount of marijuana was found at the scene, indicating a possible drug connection. An investigation into the homicide is ongoing.

0 comments
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:

Philly.com 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 Philly.com 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 Philly.com
letter icon Newsletter