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    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia police continue to investigate a shooting that injured five people near the campus of Temple University. Police say one of the victims was shot 14 times. Two of the victims are expected to recover from their injuries and the other three are fighting for their lives at the hospital. READ MORE: NJ Car Repair Shop Offering Drivers Hundreds Of Dollars In Savings By Teaching Them How To Repair Own VehiclesEyewitness News reporter Madeleine Wright spoke to neighbors about the violence on their street. Bruno Paris had just left his North Philadelphia apartment to run some errands when he noticed his windows and windshield were shattered. “It’s not pleasant, that’s for sure,” Paris said. “I didn’t know what happened. I thought it was an act of vandalism and then somebody told me that there was a shooting.” The gunfire broke out on Bouvier Street near Temple University, around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, leaving five people hurt. CBS3 crews found more than 20 shell casings littering tiny Bouvier Street. “There was people like bleeding and stuff walking down this...
    At least three people were in critical condition after a shooting near Temple University Wednesday, May 18, CBS3 reports. Approximately five bystanders between 19 and 59 years old were shot on the 1500 block of Bouvier Street in the evening hours, the outlet says. Two people were taken into custody, but no suspect names have been released, according to the outlet. Click here for more from CBS3.
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Five people were shot near Temple University’s campus in North Philadelphia Wednesday evening. It happened on the 1500 block of Bouvier Street. Three of the victims are in critical condition, according to police. Police tell me at least five people, possibly six, were shot in the 1500 block of Bouvier Street near Temple. Officers on scene say “there are casings everywhere.” I’m told three gunshot victims were critical. @CBSPhilly — Joe Holden (@JoeHoldenCBS3) May 19, 2022 READ MORE: Crews Place 2-Alarm Fire In Riverton, Burlington County Under ControlPolice say a 28-year-old man was shot 14 times throughout his body and is in extremely critical condition. A 20-year-old woman was shot seven times throughout her body and is in extremely critical condition. A 59-year-old man was shot once in the chest and is in critical condition. A 19-year-old woman and a 21-year-old woman are both in stable condition. READ MORE: Republican Nomination For Pennsylvania U.S. Senate Race Uncertain As Thousands Of Mail-In Votes Still Being CountedA resident we spoke with off-camera says his relative is one of...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — At least five people were shot near Temple University’s campus in North Philadelphia Wednesday evening. It happened on the 1500 block of Bouvier Street. Three of the victims are in critical condition, police told CBS3’s Joe Holden. Police tell me at least five people, possibly six, were shot in the 1500 block of Bouvier Street near Temple. Officers on scene say “there are casings everywhere.” I’m told three gunshot victims were critical. @CBSPhilly — Joe Holden (@JoeHoldenCBS3) May 19, 2022 READ MORE: President Biden Invokes Defense Production Act For Baby Formula ShortageThere is no word on how many shots were fired but “there are casings everywhere,” police say. READ MORE: New Jersey Veterinarians Discovering Unintended Consequence From Legalized Recreational MarijuanaThere is no word on what led up to the shooting. MORE NEWS: Republican Nomination For Pennsylvania U.S. Senate Race Uncertain As Thousands Of Mail-In Votes Still Being CountedFor a list of gun violence resources in Philadelphia, click here.
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — We’re learning new details about what led up to a shooting in the stands at a football field near Temple University where children were out practicing. On Monday, police revealed the suspect is a coach for a youth football team in Philly. Cellphone video captured the moments a man opens fire and hits two other men in the stands of a football field as 7-year-old children were having a rec football practice. CBS3 obtained this video from police sources of a double shooting at 11th and Cecil B. Moore from earlier this evening. High school students were practicing at the time. No injuries to them. Two shooting victims are stable. Police are searching for the shooter. @CBSPhilly pic.twitter.com/YjiVQkhlUz — Joe Holden (@JoeHoldenCBS3) April 23, 2022 READ MORE: Man Fighting For Life After Being Shot Several Times In Germantown, Police SayThe shooting happened at 11th Street and Cecil B Moore Avenue, near Temple University in North Philadelphia Friday evening. The shooting alarmed Temple students just ahead of finals week. “It was just several gunshots in a row....
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police are still looking for the person who shot two men in the stands near a football field right by Temple University. Investigators say kids were practicing on that field at the time. The incident happened at North 11th Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue around 6 p.m. on Friday READ MORE: Philadelphia Police: Woman Shot Twice In Head, Killed In East FrankfordDuring the shooting, 7-year-olds were having a rec football practice. The St. Joseph’s Prep’s high school lacrosse team was also practicing at the field.  CBS3 law enforcement sources shared a cell phone video taken by someone across the street at a Temple student apartment building. The video may be disturbing. CBS3 obtained this video from police sources of a double shooting at 11th and Cecil B. Moore from earlier this evening. High school students were practicing at the time. No injuries to them. Two shooting victims are stable. Police are searching for the shooter. @CBSPhilly pic.twitter.com/YjiVQkhlUz — Joe Holden (@JoeHoldenCBS3) April 23, 2022 Philly police say the two men who were shot are...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Two people were shot in the stands of a football field near Temple University’s campus in North Philadelphia Friday evening. It happened at North 11th Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue around 6 p.m. Police say kids were playing football and St. Joe’s students were practicing lacrosse when an argument broke out in the stands. READ MORE: Pegasus Riding Academy Celebrating 4 Decades Of Helping People With Autism Through Horse TherapySomeone pulled a gun and shot a 35-year-old man in the hip and a 36-year-old man in the hand. They’re both in stable condition. READ MORE: Earth Day: New Jersey Lawmaker Working To Clean Up Abandoned Boats Along Jersey Shore CoastlinePolice have not made any arrests. MORE NEWS: Jay Wright One-On-One: When Retired Villanova Coach Knew 'This Was The Time To Do It'For a list of gun violence resources in Philadelphia, click here.
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — An armed man was shot and killed by the owner of a corner store after police say he tried to rob the place. The shooting happened on the 1400 block of Master Street in North Philadelphia, around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. That’s near Temple University. Police say the man was shot four times — twice in the chest and twice in the abdomen. He was transported to Temple University Hospital and pronounced dead at 12:55 p.m., according to officials. A gun was recovered, police say. For a list of gun violence resources in Philadelphia, click here
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Months after a Temple University student was shot and killed during a robbery, plus other incidents of gun violence near campus as well as parents raising the alarm about safety, the college is making some changes to help calm the community. The university released its list on Wednesday night. Temple University leaders met with Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw and Mayor Jim Kenney on Wednesday. They came up with new strategies to tackle gun violence and keep the students safe. READ MORE: Jayana Webb's Blood Alcohol Level Twice Legal Limit At Time Of Crash That Killed 2 Pennsylvania State Troopers, Pedestrian, Sources Say“It’s nice and securing to know that this is one of the administration’s top priorities,” one student said. Curbing violence in and around campus. Temple University is stepping up security and adding new strategies to tackle crime. “We live in a pretty dangerous area, so I feel like it’s necessary for them to increase security and all like that,” another student said. Some strategies include a security upgrade grant program for landlords to add...
    One person was killed and four others were injured in a shooting near Temple University on New Year's Day, authorities said. Officers were called around 1:50 a.m. to the 1600 block of Cecil B. Moore Avenue on a report of a shooting, where they found five gunshot victims, Philadelphia police said. Byron Thompson, 16, of Trenton was rushed to Temple University Hospital with gunshot wounds to the head, police said. He was pronounced dead at 1:56 a.m. A 27-year-old man who was shot in the stomach and right thigh was listed in critical condition at Temple University Hospital, police said. At the same hospital, a 17-year-old girl, a 27-year-old man, and a 24-year-old woman were listed in stable condition, according to police. No weapons were recovered from the scene. As of Monday, no arrests had been made, and the investigation is still ongoing.
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police have identified the teenager killed in the New Year’s Day shooting near Temple University as 16-year-old Byron Thompson. The shooting occurred on the 1600 block of Cecil B. Moore Avenue just before 2 a.m. on Saturday. Police say Thompson, who lived in Trenton, was shot in the back of the head and killed. READ MORE: Several South Jersey Counties Under State Of Emergency Due To Potential SnowfallFour other victims were injured during the shooting. A 27-year-old man was shot in the stomach and his right thigh and placed in critical condition at Temple Hospital, according to police. READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: Winter Storm Warning In Effect For New Jersey Shore, Parts Of DelawareAnother 27-year-old man was shot in his left leg.  A 17-year-old girl suffered multiple gunshot wounds to her left leg, police say. The last victim, a 24-year-old woman, was shot in her groin. They were all placed in stable condition. No weapon was recovered and no arrests were made in the shooting. It’s currently under investigation. MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Surge Forces Main...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police have identified the teenager killed in the New Year’s Day shooting near Temple University as 16-year-old Byron Thompson. The shooting occurred on the 1600 block of Cecil B. Moore Avenue just before 2 a.m. on Saturday. Police say Thompson, who lived in Trenton, was shot in the back of the head and killed. READ MORE: Several South Jersey Counties Under State Of Emergency Due To Potential SnowfallFour other victims were injured during the shooting. A 27-year-old man was shot in the stomach and his right thigh and placed in critical condition at Temple Hospital, according to police. READ MORE: COVID-19 Surge Forces Main Line Health To Pause All Elective Surgeries, Procedures For 2 WeeksAnother 27-year-old man was shot in his left leg.  A 17-year-old girl suffered multiple gunshot wounds to her left leg, police say. The last victim, a 24-year-old woman, was shot in her groin. They were all placed in stable condition. No weapon was recovered and no arrests were made in the shooting. It’s currently under investigation. MORE NEWS: Philadelphia's Indoor Dining...
    A Temple University shuttle bus was reportedly involved in a crash Friday on 12th Street near Dauphin and Nevada streets in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  The shuttle bus driver heard of series of gunshots that startled him, Philadelphia Police Inspector DF Pace told 6abc Action News. The bus transports students from campus to their homes, and is referred to as ‘FLIGHT.’  Philadelphia, USA - May 4, 2015: Temple University building in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. (iStock) PHILADELPHIA DA WALKS BACK COMMENTS SAYING CITY HAS NO CRIME CRISIS AFTER FORMER MAYOR CALLS HIM OUT"He stopped his bus, and at that point, a dark-colored vehicle came from Nevada onto 12th and struck the Temple University shuttle bus causing minor damage to the front," Pace described. Police say the man driving the car got out and fired a gun south on 12th Street toward males nearby at Colona Street. It's unclear who the person was shooting at, but it does not appear to be the driver of the bus.The Mini Cooper vehicle was observed by Philadelphia Police Department cameras circling the block several times before the...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — More troubling crime near Temple University. Philadelphia police are searching for several suspects in two armed robberies that happened within hours of each other. As police search for those suspects, students say they worry about the crime happening so close to campus. READ MORE: Open For Business: Did You Know Kennett Square Is The Mushroom Capital Of The World? Let's Head To The Mushroom Cap“It’s very concerning,” Temple freshman Grace Franklin said. Philadelphia police rushed to the 1500 block of Bouvier Street around 6:45 Monday night after officers say four armed teenagers forced someone out of their car and took off. Then hours later, at 10 p.m., Temple Police were called to Carlisle and Dauphin Streets when police say three gunmen took two students’ backpacks. The university sent students an alert about both armed robberies. “There’s usually not that many in one day,” Franklin said. “It’s kind of shocking, especially because the goal of Temple was to brighten up North Philly,” another student said. Parents are concerned too and held a rally on campus Monday. READ MORE:...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The mother of the young man shot and killed while protecting his girlfriend during a robbery near Temple University is speaking out. While a viewing is being held Friday night for Temple student Samuel Collington, who was murdered just off campus earlier this week, the mother of 18-year-old Ahmir Jones, who was shot to death last month near the university, is preparing to bury her son. READ MORE: First Confirmed Case Of COVID-19 Omicron Variant Reported In PhiladelphiaPolice are still investigating Jones’ murder. The victim’s mother says she’s not ready to bury her son. “I would never in a million years expect that my son is gone and I’m never gonna see him again,” Melody Jones said. Sitting on her front porch and fighting through tears, Melody Jones says her oldest son’s death happened just months before he was set to graduate from Pottstown High School. “I just want to know why. Why would you just want to take my son’s life over nothing?” she said. She says her 18-year-old son, Ahmir Jones, was shot and killed...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A teenager was shot and killed during a robbery near Temple University’s campus early Tuesday morning. The shooting prompted campus security to send an alert to all students. The victim was later identified as 18-year-old Ahmir Jones. Temple University has told Eyewitness News that he was not a student. READ MORE: Man Injured After More Than 20 Shots Fired At Frankford Home Full Of Children: PoliceJones was pronounced dead just after 4 a.m. Police are now searching for the suspects. Temple University took to social media alerting students to avoid the area of 1700 Cecil B Moore Ave. due to a shooting that happened just before 2:30 a.m. TUAlert: Shooting reported at 1700 Cecil B Moore Ave. Use caution. Avoid the area. Police are responding. — Temple University (@TempleUniv) November 16, 2021 Officials tell Eyewitness News Jones was walking down the street with his 17-year-old girlfriend when two men, one of which had a handgun, attempted to rob them. READ MORE: Dreams Of Dancing: 9-Year-Old Elisabeta Travels From Honduras To Receive Care At Ronald McDonald HousePolice...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A teenager is fighting for his life after he was shot during a robbery near Temple University’s campus early Tuesday morning. The shooting prompted campus security to send an alert to all students. Temple University took to social media alerting students to avoid the area of 1700 Cecil B Moore Ave due to a shooting that happened just before 2:30 a.m. TUAlert: Shooting reported at 1700 Cecil B Moore Ave. Use caution. Avoid the area. Police are responding. — Temple University (@TempleUniv) November 16, 2021 READ MORE: Officer Saves Woman From SUV After It Plunges Into Creek In Kennett SquareEyewitness News arrived at the scene shortly after. Officials tell Eyewitness News an 18-year-old boy was walking down the street with his 17-year-old girlfriend when two men, one of which had a handgun, attempted to rob them. READ MORE: Labor Leader John Dougherty, City Councilmember Bobby Henon Found Guilty In Corruption TrialPolice say they were pushed up against the wall while one of the suspects went through the girl’s pockets and took her cell phone. Then, one...
    A woman is dead and two others were injured in a shooting near Temple University's main campus in North Philadelphia, according to area police. Temple University sent out an alert early Monday morning to warn people to use caution as police were investigating a shooting near the school. TUAlert: Shooting reported at 1700 block of N. 16th Street. Use caution. Avoid the area. Police are responding.— Temple University (@TempleUniv) July 26, 2021 Philadelphia police found two of the shooting victims at one scene and another at a second location around 3:10 a.m. Two people were shot in the 1700 block of North 16th Street. The third person was shot in the 1600 block of Cecil B. Moore Avenue. The woman was shot in the head and died at a nearby hospital. The other two victims have only been identified as men, ages 28 and 20-- they are both in stable condition. It is unclear which victims were found at which location. The shootings occurred one block away from the 22nd/23rd police district headquarters. There is no word on what...
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