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West Philly Shooting Leaves 17-Year-Old In Critical Condition: Authorities West Philly Shooting Leaves 17-Year-Old In Critical Condition: Authorities
West Philly Shooting Leaves 17-Year-Old In Critical Condition: Authorities Two teenagers were hospitalized after shots rang out in West Philadelphia on Wednesday night, April 17, city police say.  Authorities were called to the 100 block of North Redfield Street around 10:30 p.m., according to PPD.  One 17-year-old was taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center with multiple gunshot wounds to the body and placed in critical condition, police said. A second was struck in the left arm and placed in stable condition.  No arrests were made and no weapons were recovered at the scene, PPD said. The motive is unknown and detectives are investigating, they …
Philly Firefighter Hurt In Hit-Run, Police Say (UPDATED) Philly Firefighter Hurt In Hit-Run, Police Say (UPDATED)
Philly Firefighter Hurt In Hit-Run, Police Say (Updated) A firefighter in Philadelphia had their foot run over while trying to stop a driver from fleeing a crash early Monday morning, April 8, according to city police.  Authorities said the driver crashed into five parked cars on the 4700 block of Osage Avenue around 1:45 a.m. He ran over the firefighter's foot and then crashed into the side of a firetruck, authorities said. Both he and the firefighter were hospitalized at Penn-Presbyterian Medical Center in stable condition, police added.  The firefighter has since been released from the hospital, PFD told Daily Voice Monday afternoon…
One Killed, One Injured In Southwest Philadelphia Shooting: Authorities One Killed, One Injured In Southwest Philadelphia Shooting: Authorities
One Killed, One Injured In Southwest Philadelphia Shooting: Authorities A double shooting in Southwest Philadelphia claimed one person's life and sent another to the hospital on Thursday, Dec. 28, city police told Daily Voice.  Shots rang out near South 60th Street and Chester Avenue around 1:30 p.m., PPD said.  Officers arrived to find two people with multiple gunshot wounds to the chest and arms, and both were rushed to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, police said.  One victim, 28-year-old Jalonnie Gentry of South Philadelphia, was pronounced dead at the hospital minutes later, according to authorities.  Police said they had not identif…
Woman Surrenders To Police After Deadly West Philly Shooting: Authorities Woman Surrenders To Police After Deadly West Philly Shooting: Authorities
Woman Surrenders To Police After Deadly West Philly Shooting: Authorities One woman has died and another is in police custody after gunfire rang out in West Philadelphia on Saturday night, Dec. 16, authorities told Daily Voice.  Officers were called to the corner of South 62nd Street and Chestnut Street around 11:30 p.m., the department said.  They arrived to find a woman with gunshot wounds to the chest and back, according to police. Later identified as 30-year-old Shatara Marell, authorities said she was pronounced dead at Penn-Presbyterian Medical Center. Nearby on the corner of South 62nd and Market streets, a 33-year-old woman told polic…
These Pennsylvania Hospitals Rank Among Best, Worst In America For Safety These Pennsylvania Hospitals Rank Among Best, Worst In America For Safety
These Pennsylvania Hospitals Rank Among Best, Worst In America For Safety A hospital safety website has released its gradings for 2023, and some Pennsylvania hospitals rank among the most safe — and least safe — in the nation, according to The Leapfrog Group.  Researchers say they selected 22 evidence-based measures of patient safety to come up with grades for the nearly 3,000 hospitals and acute care centers across the United States, with more methodological information available on their website. Here's how hospitals across Adams, Berks, Chester, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton, and Yor…
'Charged Lemonade' From Panera Led To Death Of UPenn Student From Jersey City: Lawsuit 'Charged Lemonade' From Panera Led To Death Of UPenn Student From Jersey City: Lawsuit
'Charged Lemonade' From Panera Led To Death Of UPenn Student From Jersey City: Lawsuit More than a year after a UPenn student from New Jersey died, her family  has filed a wrongful death suit against Panera. Sarah Katz, of Jersey City, died at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center on Sept. 10, 2022, according to her obituary.  The 21-year-old's death came shortly after she drank "Charged Lemonade" at the Panera located at 200 South 40th Street, in Philadelphia, according to the lawsuit filed on Monday, Oct. 23, by Kline & Specter, P.C. on behalf of Jill and Michael Katz. Sarah went into cardiac arrest at a table in the Panera surrounded by her friends shortly after drinking …
24-Year-Old Driver Shot In University City: Philadelphia PD 24-Year-Old Driver Shot In University City: Philadelphia PD
24-Year-Old Driver Shot In University City: Philadelphia PD A 24-year-old driver is in critical condition after he was shot in Philadelphia's University City section just after sunrise on Tuesday, Aug. 15, city police told Daily Voice.  It happened on the 700 block of South 42nd Street around 6:15 a.m., the department said.  Officers were called for an armed suspect and arrived to find the victim in a car with gunshot wounds to his chest, back, and throughout the torso, authorities said.  He was rushed to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and placed in "critical but stable" condition, police said. A weapon was recovered from the car t…
Man Shot Dead Outside Philadelphia YMCA ID'd Man Shot Dead Outside Philadelphia YMCA ID'd
Man Shot Dead Outside Philadelphia YMCA ID'd Police in Philadelphia have named the 18-year-old man shot dead outside a YMCA on Wednesday, July 26.  Sadiq Dove of Grays Ferry was on the 900 block of South 17th Street when four armed men pulled up in a car and opened fire around 7:15 p.m., the department told Daily Voice.  #Philadelphia🚨WATCH & LISTEN: People run for cover in Graduate Hospital as 3 gunmen open fire on an 18 yr old man. The victim was shot several times and died at Penn Presbyterian pic.twitter.com/zppC0J5SKl — PhillyCrimeUpdate (@PhillyCrimeUpd) July 27, 2023 He was shot "multiple times in the head and legs" an…
West Philly Shooting Critically Injures Man, Woman: Police West Philly Shooting Critically Injures Man, Woman: Police
West Philly Shooting Critically Injures Man, Woman: Police A man and a woman are in serious condition after gunfire rang out in West Philadelphia late on Monday, June 5, city police told Daily Voice.  It happened around 10:20 p.m. on the 800 block of Brooklyn Street, the department wrote. Officers arrived to find a 39-year-old man shot in the upper back and a woman with a wound to the left side of her neck, they said.  Police rushed both victims to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, where the man was placed in critical condition and the woman in "extremely critical" condition, the department said.  No weapon was recovered from the sc…
Philadelphia Police Identify 14-Year-Old Shot Dead On SEPTA Platform Philadelphia Police Identify 14-Year-Old Shot Dead On SEPTA Platform
Philadelphia Police Identify 14-Year-Old Shot Dead On SEPTA Platform Philadelphia police have released the name of the teenager shot and killed on a SEPTA platform over the weekend.  Authorities were called to the station at the corner of South 52nd Street and Market Street around 2:10 p.m. on Saturday, May 13 for a report of a person with a gun, the department told Daily Voice.  They arrived to find 14-year-old Wort Whipple of Frankford with gunshot wounds to the chest and arm, police wrote. He was taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center where he died just before 3 p.m., they added.  No weapon was recovered from the scene and no arrest has…
Attempted Car Thief Shot Multiple Times In Philadelphia Attempted Car Thief Shot Multiple Times In Philadelphia
Attempted Car Thief Shot Multiple Times In Philadelphia A 28-year-old man's attempt to steal a car was intercepted when he was shot multiple times in Philadelphia over the weekend, authorities said. The unidentified black male was committing the crime on the 6100 block of Ellsworth Street on the highway around 9:50 p.m., when someone fired at him, striking him multiple times throughout his body, city police said. He was taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center by police and placed in critical condition. An arrest was made and weapon was recovered, authorities said.
Bartender Left Paralyzed In Break-In Shooting At Upper Darby Home Bartender Left Paralyzed In Break-In Shooting At Upper Darby Home
Bartender Left Paralyzed In Break-In Shooting At Upper Darby Home One minute, Dom Travis-Bey was getting ready to call it a night in his Upper Darby home. The next, he was on his dining room floor, nearly incapacitated. The 28-year-old Philadelphia native came to around 3 a.m., and tried to stand up. That's when he realized, he'd been shot three times. Travis-Bey, a bartender at Street Light Kitchen in Drexel Hill, mustered up all of his strength, crawled over to his front porch and began calling for help up and down Greenwood Avenue.  About 20 minutes later, he had the attention of a police officer driving up the block, who called an ambulance. The l…
Landlord-Tenant Officer Shoots Philly Woman In Head: Police Landlord-Tenant Officer Shoots Philly Woman In Head: Police
Landlord-Tenant Officer Shoots Philly Woman In Head: Police A Philadelphia woman is in critical condition after police say she was shot by a landlord-tenant court officer early on Wednesday, March 29.  It happened in a hallway at an apartment building on the 2100 block of North College Avenue, Philadelphia police told Daily Voice. The victim, 35, was shot once in the head and rushed to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center where she remains in critical condition, the department added.  It is not clear what led to the landlord-tenant officer shooting the woman. Police say they recovered the gun and have detained the officer for questioning.…
Victim Killed In Shootout With Robbers In Philadelphia: Police Victim Killed In Shootout With Robbers In Philadelphia: Police
Victim Killed In Shootout With Robbers In Philadelphia: Police Police have identified one of two women shot and killed within an hour of each other early Thursday, Feb. 23 in Philadelphia. Shammarah McPherson was being robbed at gunpoint when she took out a firearm of her own and exchanged gunfire with the assailants, on the 5100 block of North 12th Street at 1:45 a.m., city police said. Philadelphia, PA February 23, 2023--Two women had parked at an intersection when they noticed a white vehicle... Posted by The Black Femicide Prevention Coalition on Thursday, February 23, 2023 McPherson was shot in the chest and pronounced dead at the scene just …
Two Women Killed In Pair Of Shootings: Philadelphia Police Two Women Killed In Pair Of Shootings: Philadelphia Police
Two Women Killed In Pair Of Shootings: Philadelphia Police Two Philadelphia women were shot and killed within an hour of each other early Thursday morning, city police told Daily Voice.  The first attack happened at 12:45 p.m. on Feb. 23 in Kingsessing, the department said. Police were called to a bar on the 5300 block of Woodland Avenue, where a man told them that a woman in a car opened fire at another pedestrian. The man said he shot back at her before she fled.  Soon after, a woman with gunshot wounds to the chest and arm arrived at Penn-Presbyterian Medical Center in a silver Infiniti, police said. She died there at 1:11 a.m., a…
One Killed, One Badly Injured In West Philly Shooting: Police One Killed, One Badly Injured In West Philly Shooting: Police
One Killed, One Badly Injured In West Philly Shooting: Police One man was gunned down and another is in critical condition after gunfire rang out in a West Philadelphia neighborhood late on Wednesday, authorities say.  Police were dispatched to the 3900 block of Folsom Street in Mantua just after 9:45 p.m. on Feb. 15, the department told Daily Voice. Officers arrived to find two male victims with gunshot wounds, they said.  One victim, a 22-year-old, was shot multiple times in the chest, police said. Authorities took him to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center on North 39th Street, where he was pronounced dead at about 10:15 p.m., they wrote. Hi…
Twenty PA Hospitals Named Among America's Best In New Report Twenty PA Hospitals Named Among America's Best In New Report
Twenty PA Hospitals Named Among America's Best In New Report Twenty Pennsylvania hospitals earned a spot in America’s 250 Best Hospitals list for 2023 by Healthgrades.com. The rankings are based on procedure performance, potential risks, predicted outcomes and comparing those predictive outcomes to actual outcomes. You can read more about their methodology here. The following hospitals ranked in the top 50 nationwide. These "are in the top 1% of hospitals in the nation for consistently providing overall clinical excellence across a broad spectrum of conditions and procedures year over year." This ranking means these PA hospitals are the top four in t…
Birthday Boy Shoots Chesco Man In Drunken Brawl, DA Says Birthday Boy Shoots Chesco Man In Drunken Brawl, DA Says
Birthday Boy Shoots Chesco Man In Drunken Brawl, DA Says A West Chester man spent his birthday behind bars after authorities say he shot and wounded another during a booze-fueled fight downtown.  Vaughn Yanko had just turned 22 when he left a bar with a group of people in the early morning hours on Sunday, Jan. 22, said the Chester County District Attorney's Office in a statement.  At around 2 a.m., Yanko's group got into a "verbal altercation" with another group over "a girl and a football game" in front of the Historic Chester County Courthouse on North High Street, the DA's Office said. Both groups had been drinking at separate bars …
Arrest Made In Delco Gas Station Stabbing Arrest Made In Delco Gas Station Stabbing
Arrest Made In Delco Gas Station Stabbing A suspect has been arrested in connection to the stabbing of a man Saturday, June 25 at a gas station in Delaware County, authorities said. Responding officers discovered the victim around 10:40 p.m. at the Exxon gas station on Baltimore Avenue in East Lansdowne, local police said. The victim was taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, where he is expected to survive, East Lansdowne police said. An investigation revealed that the incident was captured on surveillance video, leading officers to identify the suspect as 27-year-old William T. Smith Jr., of Lansdowne, they said. …
MA Man Kills PA Mom In Front Of Kids, Shoots Himself: DA MA Man Kills PA Mom In Front Of Kids, Shoots Himself: DA
MA Man Kills PA Mom In Front Of Kids, Shoots Himself: DA A Massachusetts man shot and killed a Pennsylvania mom of two Wednesday, June 8 before shooting himself during a domestic dispute, authorities said. Police responding to a call of a suicidal person inside a Clark Court home in Northampton Township found Samantha J. Rementer, 31, dead and Thadius W. McGrath, 35, with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the face around 5 p.m., Bucks County District Attorney Matt Weintraub said. Rementer lived with her two children, one 4 and the other nearly a year old, authorities said. Cops were met by the 4-year-old child who had ope…
Gunman Fired 30+ Rounds From AR-15 Killing 35-Year-Old Female Victim In DelCo: Police Gunman Fired 30+ Rounds From AR-15 Killing 35-Year-Old Female Victim In DelCo: Police
Gunman Fired 30+ Rounds From AR-15 Killing 35-Year-Old Female Victim In DelCo: Police One woman was killed when a Delaware County man fired a rifle from outside his house into the surrounding neighborhood, authorities said. The situation unfolded around 2 a.m, Sunday, Feb. 13, when Yousuf Bahal began firing an AR-15 rifle in front of his Penn Boulevard home in East Lansdowne, local police said. Responding officers saw 30-year-old Bahal open fire and confronted him, East Lansdowne police said. He later dropped the gun and was arrested, they said. As police were securing the area, they learned that more than 30 rounds had been fired, and found a 35-year-old neighbor…
Philly Man Didn't Have License For Gun He Used To Shoot Attempted Carjacker Who Died: Police Philly Man Didn't Have License For Gun He Used To Shoot Attempted Carjacker Who Died: Police
Philly Man Didn't Have License For Gun He Used To Shoot Attempted Carjacker Who Died: Police A 54-year-old Philadelphia man didn't have a license for his gun, which he used to shoot and kill a man who tried to carjack him, authorities said. Steven Thompson shot one of three men who approached him and tried to carjack him on the 5800 block of Cobbs Creek Pkwy. just after 8:15 a.m. Tuesday, city police said. The victim fled westbound in his own Grey Honda Accord on Cobbs Creek Parkway, where he crashed into a school bus, according to police. The man was then taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and pronounced dead just after 9 a.m., police said. His name had not yet been releas…
Driver Airlifted From Crash Scene On Route 422 In Montgomery County Driver Airlifted From Crash Scene On Route 422 In Montgomery County
Driver Airlifted From Crash Scene On Route 422 In Montgomery County A driver was airlifted after their car flipped on Route 422 in Montgomery County on Sunday night, authorities said. Rescue crews with the Black Rock Volunteer Fire Company and Collegeville Fire Company were called to Route 422 eastbound at mile marker 185.3 around 10:05 p.m. on a report of a driver trapped in an overturned car blocking both lanes, fire officials said. Additional crews with the Royersford Fire Department were called to the scene to assist with the driver rescue. The driver was airlifted by PENNSTAR to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center with unknown injuries. Route 422 at Rou…
Penn State Student, 20, Dies At Hospital From COVID-19 Penn State Student, 20, Dies At Hospital From COVID-19
Penn State Student, 20, Dies At Hospital From Covid-19 A second Pennsylvania State University student has died of COVID-19. Neil Chetan Patel, 20, of King of Prussia, died at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in Philadelphia on Sunday. Neil Chetan Patel.Facebook- Neil Patel Patel contracted coronavirus at the end of March 2021, just days before the state's phased vaccine rollout changed so everyone over 18-years-old could vaccinate, not just elderly, immunocompromised and frontline workers. He was placed on a ventilator April 11. Shortly after, a GoFundMe campaign page was launched to help cover the cost of his mounting medical bills. An …
NJ Woman Plows Into 4 First Responders, Killing Firefighter At Scene Of I-76 DUI Crash NJ Woman Plows Into 4 First Responders, Killing Firefighter At Scene Of I-76 DUI Crash
NJ Woman Plows Into 4 First Responders, Killing Firefighter At Scene Of I-76 DUI Crash A firefighter was killed and three other first responders injured when a New Jersey woman plowed into them at the scene of a DUI crash on Interstate 76 in Pennsylvania early Saturday morning. Troopers and firefighters were at the scene of a crash involving a 2017 Chevrolet Malibu and 2017 Nissan Altima in the right shoulder of the westbound side around 3:05 a.m., PSP Trooper William Butler said. That's when a Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by Jacquelyn Walker, of Pemberton, drove up the right shoulder hitting a state trooper, the Altima and three firefighters from Belmont Hills and Gladwyne fi…