The incident was reported shortly before 7 p.m. at the 2700 block of Germantown Avenue.
Philadelphia’s murder rate year-to-date is down about 40% from this time last year, according to police records. Activists at an anti-violence march in North Philadelphia Sunday said the numbers are moving in the right direction but they could be better.
The seventh annual Jazz on the Avenue Festival is today from noon until 7 p.m. at Broad and Cecil B. Moore Avenue.
Officials are evacuating eight homes in the area as a precaution.
There was a barbecue, games for the kids, and discussions about bullying and gun violence today at the Martin Luther King recreation center.
The sinkhole was apparently caused by a water main break on the 3600 block of N. Marvine Street.
Officials are searching for the suspect that they say robbed an 81-year-old woman in broad daylight.
Police say two people were shot and a third suffered minor injuries after gunfire erupted Sunday morning outside of a recreation center in North Philadelphia.
Officials say human remains were found near train tracks in North Philadelphia Friday morning.
Philadelphia Police are investigating three shootings Monday night, leaving one person dead and three others injured.
Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the armed suspect who they say robbed an automotive repair shop in North Philadelphia.
According to police, the incident happened at ARM Enterprises and Auto Repair, in the 1200 block of Ridge Avenue, about 11am.
Police are investigating a homicide overnight in North Philadelphia.
Police are still looking for the suspect who tried to rob a North Philadelphia cell phone store at gunpoint – which turned out to be just a pointer finger.
Police are searching for a suspect who is wanted for allegedly shooting two men in Philadelphia.