Police Involved Shooting
Authorities in eastern Pennsylvania say police officers shot and killed a man after a gun battle along train tracks.
The incident happened around 2:20 a.m. Sunday at 57th Street and Lansdowne Avenue in the Overbrook section of the city.
The Philadelphia Police Department will soon be subject to a review by a special unit at the U.S. Department of Justice.
Authorities say one man was hospitalized after being shot by police in Philadelphia.
Officials in Philadelphia are investigating a police-involved shooting that left a man in critical condition.
Authorities in eastern Pennsylvania have concluded an officer-involved fatal shooting of a machete-wielding man was justified.
“This won’t give us the satisfaction that there will never be another police shooting, that’s not the point,” Ramsey said outside police headquarters. “The point is to make sure I’m providing my officers with all the tools they need to be effective in their jobs.
Philadelphia Police held a press conference Friday afternoon at Police Headquarters to display the video.
The incident happened at about 10 p.m. on the 4500 block of Wayne Avenue.
The incident happened at about 3:23 p.m. at S. 53rd Street and Greenway Avenue.
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.