Police Involved Shooting
Philadelphia police confirm a man, carrying a seven-inch butcher knife, was shot and killed following a struggle with officers.
The incident happened at about 9:45 p.m. at N. 24th Street and W. Oxford Street.
Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey says the investigation is underway into two separate police-involved shootings last night, that left two men dead.
The incident happened at about 9 p.m. on the 5500 block of Devon Street.
The incident happened at about 6:30 p.m. at the 5600 block of Wyalusing Avenue.
The incident happened at about 9 p.m. on the 2200 block of South 77th Street.
The incident happened at about 4:30 p.m. at the 800 block of Park Avenue in Pleasantville.
Authorities in eastern Pennsylvania have identified a man shot and killed by police officers who said he threatened them with a machete.
Officials say police shot a man carrying a machete in Lehigh County Thursday morning.
Stephen Easterling, 28, was arrested for the Feb. 1, 2013 robbery of the Little Caesar’s Pizza on Island Avenue.
Police in Philadelphia have confirmed an officer-involved shooting occurred near Island Avenue and Elmwood Avenue on Friday afternoon.
A police officer fatally shot a suspect during a struggle in Delaware County early Wednesday morning.
An off-duty police officer from Chester, Pennsylvania was involved in a shooting that occurred in West Philadelphia.
Authorities in Camden County say a police officer shot a man who tried to flee during a car stop early Saturday morning.
Officers were called to the area at about 3:20 a.m. Sunday after a report of gunfire in a nearby alley.