Holiday Weekend Violence Includes A Child Shot And Killed



by Alex Lloyd Gross

May 31, 2022

The 2022 Memorial Day Weekend should have been filled with parades and BBQ’s. Instead, it was filled with shootings, stabbings and assaults in Philadelphia. What follows is a breakdown of some of the more serious incidents that happened. Except for the Far Northeast, it seems that there is an incident close to every area of the city.

Saturday evening

Double Shooting/ Homicide–30xx North Lawrence Street
25TH DIST…3000 N LAWRENCE ST, ON HWY (9:18P)….VICTIM #1 – male, 56YRS, SHOT 1X IN THE UPPER CHEST BY UNK DOER… TRANS TO TEMPLE BY MEDICS AND PRONOUNCED AT 9:47P…VICTIM #2 – H/F, 33YRS, SHOT 7TIMES  ABOUT THE BODY BY UNK DOER…TRANS TO TEMPLE BY PVT AUTO, PVT AUTO BEING HELD AT TEMPLE, AND PLACED IN STABLE CONDITION…SCENE HELD…NO ARREST…NO WEAPON RECOVERED…
Offender(s): Unknown
Motive: Unknown
The investigation is active and ongoing with the Homicide Unit
Double Homicide–2100 Carver Street
15TH DISTRICT…DOUBLE HOMICIDE …2100 CARVER ST…ON THE HIGHWAY (INSIDE A VEHICLE)…AT 10:37P…#1/ A 38-YEAR-OLD  MALE WAS SHOT MULTIPLE TIMES THROUGHOUT HIS BODY. THE MALE WAS TRANSPORTED TO JEFFERSON-FRANKFORD HOSPITAL BY POLICE AND WAS PRONOUNCED AT 11:00P. #2/ A 10-YEAR-OLD  MALE WAS SHOT MULTIPLE TIMES THROUGHOUT HIS BODY. THE MALE WAS TRANSPORTED TO ST. CHRISTOPHER’S HOSPITAL BY POLICE AND WAS PRONOUNCED AT 10:56P…SCENE HELD…NO ARREST.
Offender(s): Unknown
Motive: Unknown
The investigation is active and ongoing with the Homicide Unit.
SUNDAY
Homicide–15xx West Erie Avenue
39TH DISTRICT … HOMICIDE BY SHOOTING … 1500 W ERIE AV … ON THE HWY AT 1:05A… A BLACK MALE (JOHN DOE) APPROXIMATELY 20 YEARS OLD WAS SHOT MULTIPLE TIMES THROUGHOUT THE BODY … MALE WAS PRONOUNCED ON SCENE AT 1:07A BY MEDICS … SCENE HELD … NO ARREST MADE OR WEAPON RECOVERED…
Motive: Unknown
Offender(s): Unknown
The investigation is active and ongoing with the Homicide Unit
Quadruple Shooting/Double Homicide–2900 East Tioga Street
24TH DISTRICT .. QUADRUPLE SHOOTING / DOUBLE HOMICIDE .. 2900 E TIOGA ST .. ON THE HWY AT 1:18A … #1 A  FEMALE (JANE DOE) APPROXIMATELY 20-25 YEARS OLD WAS SHOT 1X IN THE HEAD .. MEDICS TRANSPORTED THE FEMALE TO TEMPLE HOSPITAL WHERE SHE WAS PRONOUNCED AT 2:04A … #2 A 22-YEAR-OLD HISPANIC FEMALE WAS SHOT 2X IN THE HEAD … FEMALE WAS TRANSPORTED BY MEDICS TO TEMPLE HOSPITAL WHERE SHE WAS PRONOUNCED AT 2:06A … #3 A 21-YEAR-OLD HISPANIC MALE WAS SHOT 3X IN THE LEFT THIGH .. MALE WAS TRANSPORTED BY MEDICS TO TEMPLE HOSPITAL WHERE HE WAS PLACED IN CRITICAL CONDITION… #4 A 14-YEAR-OLD HISPANIC FEMALE WAS SHOT 1TIME IN THE RIGHT SHOULDER … FEMALE WAS TRANSPORTED BY PRIVATE VEHICLE TO ST. CHRISTOPHER’S HOSPITAL WHERE SHE WAS PLACED IN STABLE CONDITION … SCENE HELD … NO ARREST MADE OR WEAPON RECOVERED…
Motive: Unknown
Offender(s): Unknown
The investigation is active and ongoing with the Homicide Unit
Shooting–28xx Kensington Avenue
24TH DISTRICT .. SHOOTING .. 2800 KENSINGTON AVE .. ON THE HWY AT 3:32A… A 36-YEAR-OLD MALE WAS SHOT 1X IN THE BACK OF THE HEAD AND 1X IN THE RIGHT HAND .. MALE WAS TRANSPORTED BY PRIVATE VEHICLE TO EPISCOPAL HOSPITAL AND FROM THERE MEDICS TRANSPORTED HIM TO TEMPLE HOSPITAL WHERE HE WAS PLACED IN CRITICAL CONDITION… SCENE HELD … NO ARREST MADE OR WEAPON RECOVERED…
Motive: Unknown
Offender(s): Unknown
The investigation is active and ongoing with the Shooting Investigation Group
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Homicide–5700 Anderson Street
14TH DISTRICT… HOMICIDE BY SHOOTING… OCCURRED 4:48A ON THE HIGHWAY AT 5700 ANDERSON STREET… A 66-YEAR-OLD  MALE WAS SHOT ONE TIME TO THE LEFT SIDE … MALE WAS PRONOUNCED AT 5:01A BY MEDICS… SCENE HELD.. NO WEAPONS RECOVERED OR ARRESTS MADE…
Motive: Unknown
Offender(s): Unknown
The investigation is active and ongoing with the Homicide Unit
Stabbing–2700 Kensington Avenue
 
24TH DIST..2700 KENSINGTON AVE..STABBING …OCC: 6:49A …A 50 Y/O BLACK MALE WAS STABBED 1X IN THE FOREHEAD…MALE WAS TRANSPORTED BY SEPTA POLICE WHERE HE WAS PLACED IN STABLE CONDITION…UNABLE TO LOCATE SCENE..NO ARREST MADE AND NO WEAPONS RECOVERED…
 
Motive: Unknown
Offender(s): Unknown
The investigation is active and ongoing with East Detectives
MONDAY
Double Shooting / Homicide–17xx West Oxford Street
22ND DISTRICT…DOUBLE SHOOTING/HOMICIDE…17XX W. OXFORD ST, ON THE HWY AT 6:38 PM…#1 – 23Y/O B/ML WAS SHOT MULTIPLE TIMES IN THE TORSO…TRANSPORTED BY PRIVATE VEHICLE TO TEMPLE HOSPITAL WHERE HE WAS PLACED IN CRITICAL CONDITION….#2 – 26 Y/O B/M WAS SHOT MULTIPLE TIMES THROUGHOUT THE BODY…POLICE TRANSPORTED THE ML TO TEMPLE HOSPITAL WHERE HE WAS PRONOUNCED AT 7:00 PM…SCENE HELD, WEAPONS RECOVERED, NO ARREST…

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