Police say the suspect shot the 48-year-old homeowner once in the leg and took a wallet containing $35.00.
The fire broke out around 3:20 am Saturday morning at the 9800 block of Haldeman Avenue.
Chief Inspector Scott Small says police are treating this case as a homicide.
Police think robbery was the motive for the shooting, which happened near 15th and West Hazzard Streets just before 1:30am.
Police say the 28-year-old driver stopped at his house in north Philadelphia at about 10:45 p.m. Saturday to turn off his lights due to an electrical problem.
Habitat for Humanity held a “builders blitz” at the 1900 block of Turner Street.
It’s thanks to $250-thousand grant from a charitable foundation established by a locally based pharmaceutical wholesaler.
It happened around 2:30 pm at the 32oo block of East Allegheny and East Street.
According to Philadelphia Police, a 26-year-old man was shot to death on Monday in North Philadelphia.
Police are asking for the public to be on alert in North Philadelphia after an intruder allegedly beat a little girl until she was unconscious. She is hospitalized in stable condition at this time.
Police were called to the scene on West Glenwood Avenue near Dauphin Street around 10 a.m. Friday.
Crews are responding to the scene of a crash involving an ambulance in North Philadelphia.
It happened just after 11 p.m. Thursday night at the intersection of 17th street and Susquehanna Ave when a 32-year-old woman was shot in the back while driving her car.
“Based on the crime scene, we know that at least two shots were fired from a semi-automatic weapon,” says Chief Inspector Scott Small.
Investigators describe the victim as 5′-9″, 153 pounds with several tattoos on each bicep. He was wearing a blue Nike T-shirt and gray sweatpants.