Philly.com via Everyblock reports a shooting happened at 11:50, either AM or PM on the 1500 block of Church Street at Penn. The nugget reports AM but it’s 11:47 AM right now and I don’t think they’re predicting the future. I’m guessing 11:50 PM last night since the same piece says the victim was pronounced dead a short time later at 12:44 AM.
Neast Philly sourced the West Frankford Town Watch saying a shooting happened behind the Wachovia Bank on Frankford Ave by the Frankford Transportation Center Saturday night.
Philly.com’s news in brief reports that a 19 year old is being held in connection with a shooting on Haworth St by Frankford Ave resulting from a fight on Sunday night.
Philly.com has a quip about a shooting on the 2200 block of Margaret that happened at 5:45 am on Sunday.
Philly.com is reporting that John Hightower, 24, of Griscom Street near Adams was walking with two friends when they were approached by two men, one of which had a a sawed-off shotgun, at Redfield near Master in West Philly Saturday night. The two men robbed the group of cash, cigarettes and a cell phone. One of the bandits shot Hightower once in the face but left the other two alone. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:10 pm.