Police Involved Shooting
A violent shootout Tuesday morning ends authorities’ ten month-long search for a Philadelphia man wanted for the murder of a pregnant woman.
It happened in an apartment complex on Riverside Drive not far from Woodhaven and Thornton Roads.
Sources tell CBS3 that when officers arrived, a male suspect with a knife charged at them. Police reportedly shot and killed that man.
Camden County Police spokesman Dan Keashen says the man was suicidal and intentionally prompted officers to shoot him.
Police say an off-duty officer shot and killed one of two suspects who robbed the officer and a pizza shop late Thursday night in the Lawndale section of Philadelphia.
The person struck has been taken to Presbyterian Hospital in unknown condition.
Police say officers fired their weapons at a man who pulled a gun on them during a chase Saturday night in the Point Breeze section of Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Police say officers shot a man they say refused to drop a gun late Thursday night in Frankford.
CBS 3 Eyewitness News is told the officers were initially called out to 17th and Cayuga Streets for a shooting.
Ten people were arrested Thursday just before a community meeting in Northeast Philadelphia. Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey and District Attorney Seth Williams were on hand to meet with neighbors to talk about community police relations, but were interrupted by a group who threw punches and chairs.
The wife of a southern New Jersey man who was fatally shot by police during a traffic stop has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit.
Saint Martin de Porres Parish at 2340 West Lehigh Avenue says it will be remembering Officer Wilson’s “life and service in prayer” on Sunday, March 8th at 10 a.m.
The report, commissioned by Pres. Obama, calls for external, independent investigations and outside prosecutors when police use deadly force.
Police are investigating a deadly police-involved shooting in Allentown early Monday morning.
A Pennsylvania state trooper fatally shot a fugitive Arizona sex offender while serving an arrest warrant at a Reading row home.