Police ID Three Men Shot Dead In North And South Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Police have released the identities of three men killed in shootings in North and South Philadelphia that also wounded a fourth person.

Investigators say 46-year-old Michael Butler and 39-year-old Robert Alvin were shot to death shortly after midnight a few blocks from Temple University. Both were pronounced dead at the scene just after 12:30 a.m. Saturday.

In South Philadelphia, police say, 25-year-old Adolf Bradford of Edgewater Park, N.J., was shot and killed just before 4 a.m. Saturday. Another man in his 20s was shot in the throat and taken to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

Police said Sunday that no arrests have been made in either case.

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One Comment

  1. juju says:

    Watch your black!

  2. grumpy says:

    There are more Americans being killed in our cities than citizens of Iraq or Afghanistan. Curfews? Stop and search? How about Marshall Law? We need our troops here now!

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