Tag Archives: Philadelphia

Hasson Pratt, 28, shot to death in an alley by a Philadelphia cop – video

“It began when an officer stopped a car on 56th and Walton Street with three men inside due to a traffic violation, according to investigators. Two of the passengers allegedly got out of the car and fled on foot while the driver allegedly took off in the vehicle. Police say the officer caught up to […]

Video update – Vanna Sok, killed by Philadelphia police 7/15; witnesses say police shot from inside their vehicle and gave no warning

“Exclusive video obtained by FOX 29 News was taken seconds after 24-year-old Vanna Sok was fatally shot by police. It was 1 a.m. on July 15 when a nearby camera shows a red SUV pulling up to the corner of Second Street and Nedro Avenue.  A short confrontation turns to gunfire. People scatter. Sok, who […]

update – man shot and killed by police in philadelphia on 7/13 identified as Matthew Henderson, 28

“Philadelphia police shot and killed a 28-year-old man in Hunting Park on Friday night after he pointed a semiautomatic handgun at the officers during a traffic stop, police said. The man, identified as Matthew Henderson, of the 4500 block of Cottman Avenue, had 11 prior arrests and was carrying a gun reported stolen in South […]

Vanna Sok shot by police in Olney, Philadelphia – video

“A man is fighting for his life after an overnight shooting in the Olney section of the city. The man is now in critical condition as police continue to search for the suspect. A man is in the hospital after he was shot by a police officer in the Olney section of the city. It […]

Philadelphia Police shoot and kill a 20-year-old (7/13)

“The sergeant and two patrol officers had approached the vehicle when the driver exited, pointing a gun at the officers, Evers said. The sergeant and one of the patrol officers fired, striking the man three to four times in the chest.”     http://www.philly.com/philly/news/breaking/162463486.html

Amir Bey, 22, shot by cops in Philadelphia following 5-hour standoff

“A man reportedly fired shots randomly — even at police — in Center City Friday morning leading to a standoff near City Hall that ended with the suspect shot. Police say Amir Bey, 22, of South Philadelphia was armed with a handgun when he stood in front of the Masonic Temple at Broad Street and JFK […]

Nafis Scott, 16, shot by police in Philadelphia

“On Thursday, police identified the 16-year-old teen suspect as Nafis Scott. He will be charged with aggravated assault, assault on police, violation of the uniform firearms act and other related offenses.”   http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/breaking/4-People-Hurt-in-Police-Involved-Shooting-Assault-in-Center-City-Cops–161389755.html