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62 guns given back for cash

The Tasker Street Missionary Baptist Church on Tasker Street held its second annual Gun Buyback Program on Nov. 14. The City Gun Buyback Program, in conjunction with Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson, collected 62 guns, which were...

Triple shooting in Grays Ferry

Three children were shot on the 1700 block of S. 30th Street on Friday at approximately 4:16 p.m., police said. According to police, the victims were a 13-year-old boy, a 14-year-old girl and a 15-year-old...

Double shooting at basketball court on Carpenter Street

A 15-year-old and an 18-year-old were shot on a South Philadelphia basketball court, police said. According to police, the shooting occurred on the 1200 block of Carpenter Street at approximately 4:35 p.m. on Tuesday. Both were...

Shooting suspect wanted by police

Police are looking for a suspect who was involved in a shooting on the 1400 block of Fitzwater Street at approximately 1 p.m. on Sept. 1. According to police, a 42 year-old male was followed...

Police still searching for fatal shooting suspect, reward offered

The Philadelphia Police Department Homicide Unit is looking to identify the two individuals depicted in surveillance video, as part of an ongoing investigation into the shooting death of a thirty-year old male, that occurred...

Police: Dunkin Donuts on Snyder Avenue burglarized

Police are looking for a suspect who burglarized the Dunkin Donuts at 49 Snyder Avenue on October 4. According to police, the man was captured on surveillance video at approximately 1:30 a.m., forcing his way...

Grays Ferry shooting leaves man in critical condition

A man was shot on the 1700 block of S. Hollywood Street in the Grays Ferry neighborhood on Oct. 5 at approximately 3:43 p.m. According to police, the 20-year-old suffered a  gunshot to the left...

Police looking for shooting suspects in 3rd District

Police are looking for suspects involved in a shooting that was caught on surveillance video. According to police, on Sept. 22 at approximately 12:15 a.m., three vehicles followed a victim along the 800 block of...

Shootings back on rise in South Philly neighborhoods

Gun violence in South Philadelphia neighborhoods has seen an increase over the last few months, according to recent statistics released by the Office of the City Controller. South Philly has witnessed 33 shootings, including eight...

Suspect wanted for robbery in 3rd District

Police are looking for a suspect who attacked an employee and stole a cell phone from the Boost Mobile store at 2031 South Broad Street on Sept. 16 at  approximately 1:40 p.m., police said....
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