Explosion in Philadelphia Apartment Leaves One Seriously Injured, Authorities Mum on Details

PHILADELPHIA, PA – An explosion in a Philadelphia apartment early Monday morning resulted in at least one person sustaining serious injuries. The blast, which occurred around 12:30 a.m., prompted a response from both city officers and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, who remained on the scene for several hours. Authorities have chosen not to disclose further details about the incident, with Philadelphia police directing questions to the ATF. Alan Gilmore, a …

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Investigators Called in After Man Severely Injures Hand in West Philadelphia Apartment Blast

Philadelphia, PA – Federal and local investigators are working to determine the cause of an explosion that occurred in a West Philadelphia apartment, leaving a man with a severe hand injury. The blast took place at approximately 12:45 a.m. at an apartment located at 45th and Larchwood streets. Philadelphia police investigators confirmed that the explosion originated from inside one of the units. As a result of the explosion, a man sustained a severe hand injury …

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Explosion at Southwest Philadelphia Apartment Complex Prompts Bomb Squad Response and Evacuation

PHILADELPHIA, PA – In Southwest Philadelphia, the bomb squad was called to an apartment complex early Monday morning after an unknown device exploded. The incident took place at the 4500 block of Larchwood Avenue at 12:40 a.m. Initially, police and firefighters responded to a call for a man who had suffered injuries from fireworks. The victim, a man in his 30s, had extensive hand injuries after an undisclosed device detonated. He was promptly transported to …

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Tragedy Strikes in Philadelphia High-Rise: Man Killed in Shooting Incident on Locust Street

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA – Gunfire erupted in a high-rise building, resulting in the tragic death of a man on Sunday night. The incident took place on the 24th floor of a building located in the Society Hill neighborhood on the 200 block of Locust Street shortly after 8 p.m. According to authorities, a 31-year-old man sustained multiple gunshot wounds to the torso and was rushed to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. …

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Philadelphia Mother and Boyfriend Charged with Murder of Missing 4-Year-Old Son

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – A Philadelphia mother and her boyfriend are now facing charges in connection to the death of her child, who was reported missing by a family member late last month. Authorities began looking into the disappearance of 4-year-old Damari Carter after receiving a report on Saturday, Dec. 30. The child was last seen in West Philadelphia. His mother, 28-year-old Dominique Bailey, initially claimed that he was hit by a car, telling relatives that …

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Deadly Shooting at Suspected Speakeasy Leaves Two Dead and Four Injured in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, PA – A shooting at a suspected speakeasy in Philadelphia left two people dead and four others injured early Sunday morning, according to police. The incident occurred on Myrtlewood Street, where the shooter or shooters fired into a residence, prompting a response from the Philadelphia police. The deadly gunfire adds to a troubling trend, with nine mass shootings reported in the US in the first two weeks of the new year, as documented by …

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Tragedy Strikes North Philadelphia as Suspected Illegal Bar Shooting Leaves Two Dead, Four Injured

PHILADELPHIA, PA – A mass shooting at an illegal underground bar in North Philadelphia has left at least two people dead and four others injured. The incident took place at a home on Myrtlewood Street in the Strawberry Mansion section of the city early Sunday morning. According to Philadelphia police, the victims include men and women ranging in age from their early twenties to their early fifties. Capt. Christopher Bradshaw stated that the house where …

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Fatal Mass Shooting Leaves Two Dead and Four Injured at Illegal Speakeasy in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA – Authorities in Philadelphia are currently looking into a mass shooting incident that resulted in the deaths of two individuals and left four others injured in the neighborhood of Strawberry Mansion. The shooting occurred at a residence on the 2400 block of Myrtlewood Street, with bullets found scattered across the street following the incident which took place just before 1 a.m. on Sunday. Among the victims, four individuals are currently receiving medical treatment …

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Police Hunt for Suspects After Shootout During Attempted Robbery in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, PA – A shootout during an attempted robbery in Philadelphia’s Oxford Circle neighborhood left a man injured on Thursday evening. The incident took place on the 6100 block of Shisler Street around 7 p.m. According to reports, the victim, a 48-year-old man, was exiting his vehicle when he was confronted by four masked individuals, one of whom was armed. The victim, who also possessed a concealed carry permit, exchanged gunfire with the armed suspect …

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Tragic Murder-Suicide Investigation Unfolds in West Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA – Authorities are currently investigating the deaths of two individuals in West Philadelphia as a potential murder-suicide incident that took place on Thursday evening. Officers responded to a welfare check request and found a 33-year-old woman with a gunshot wound in the passenger side of a blue Chevy Camaro, as well as a 35-year-old man with a gunshot wound in his head inside the residence. The man was found with a gun in …

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