Philadelphia Group Looks To Honor 7-Year-Old Boy Killed In Shooting While Renewing Residents' Sense Of SafetyPhiladelphia Cure Violence went door to door in West Philadelphia Tuesday, encouraging residents on Simpson Street to come out to a block party.
Philadelphia Leaders, Community Gather For Emergency Gun Violence Meeting On Same Block Where 7-Year-Old Was KilledAccording to the statistics, gun violence is increasing in Philadelphia and residents say they are looking to move out of the city in hopes of their lives being spared.
100 Children Have Been Shot In Philadelphia So Far This Year, Police SayThis afternoon, police confirmed all three suspects wanted in Saturday's shooting death of 7-year-old Zamar Jones are now in custody.
Suspects Michael Banks, Damar Jones Taken Into Custody In Shooting Death Of 7-Year-Old Zamar JonesPolice say 27-year-old Damar Jones turned himself in at 1 p.m. on Thursday.
Hundreds Gather At Vigil For 7-Year-Old Zamar Jones, Who Was Shot, Killed While Playing Outside West Philly HomeZamar wanted to grow up to be a police officer, but that dream was taken and with his life after a gunman opened fire on the 200 block of Simpson Street on Saturday.
Family Spokesperson Identifies 7-Year-Old Boy Shot In Head In West Philadelphia, Police Still Looking For 2 ShootersFamily spokesperson Makeeba McNeely told Eyewitness News Zamar Jones is in a coma at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.