Cops: Man shot by young teen
A 31-year-old man was shot and wounded last night on Ingersoll Street near 23rd, in North Philadelphia. Police said the man was shot in the face, upper body, leg and neck shortly after 8 p.m. by a shooter who appeared to be in his early teens.
The victim was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital by his father, and later was transferred to Temple University Hospital. He was in stable condition.
Man hurt in N.E. shooting
An 18-year-old man was in critical condition after being shot in the abdomen in the Northeast last night, police said. The victim was shot at O Street near Lycoming Avenue about 8:30 p.m. and was transported to Temple University Hospital. Police reported no arrests or motive.
iPod robbery ends in shooting
A 15-year-old boy was shot on 67th Avenue near 18th Street, West Oak Lane, last night after two gunmen tried to rob him of his iPod, police said. The youth was struck on the left side of his ribcage, police said. He was critical at Albert Einstein Medical Center.
Woman hit by stray bullet
A 36-year-old woman was recovering from a gunshot wound to the leg after she was struck with a stray bullet last night, police said. The woman was hit about 9:15 p.m. at 22nd and York streets, in North Philadelphia, during a shootout between a group of men, police said.
Cops said that after the shooting four men drove off in a dark-colored Caprice and were last seen heading south on 22nd Street. The woman was taken to Temple University Hospital, where she was listed in stable condition.
2 shot dead by cops ID'd
Police have identified two men who were fatally shot by officers in Tioga Friday night. Lawrence Ward, 23, of Smedley Street near Butler, and Kendall Wood, 48, of Tioga Street near 15th, were shot by police around 6 p.m. after officers responded to a fight they were having over a gun in an apartment building on Tioga Street near Sydenham, and the men refused to drop the firearm.
Charges in bike-cop accident
A man whose car struck a bike cop Friday night in Brewerytown has been charged with aggravated assault, recklessly endangering another person and related offenses.
Frank Hailey, 27, of Etting Street near Master, is accused of striking the cop with his red Chevy around 8 p.m. on Girard Avenue near 30th Street, dragging him several feet. The officer was treated for leg and arm injuries.
Animals saved in shop fire
Animals at Worldwide Aquarium and Pets store escaped an early-morning blaze yesterday unharmed. The fire, which appears to have started in an electrical system, broke out around 4:30 a.m. at the store on Frankford Avenue near Knorr Street. Dozens of dogs, cats and birds were rescued by firefighters and checked out by the SPCA.