Man hospitalized after Port Richmond Sunday shooting

manA man was shot twice – in the back and in the head – Sunday in Port Richmond, police said.

According to online, the 30-year-old man, whose name was not released by police, was in critical but stable condition at Temple University Hospital, officers reported.

The shooting occurred around 12:50 p.m. on the 2900 block of Martha Street, police said. No arrests have been made and no weapon was recovered. – Jason Laughlin

Two Philly police cars collide in Point Breeze

Two police cars collided Sunday in Point Breeze while responding to a report of a suspect fleeing on foot from a stolen vehicle, police said.

The vehicles struck each other on the 1500 block of 26th Street around 7 p.m. while responding to the call of a foot pursuit. Both vehicles needed to be towed from the scene. One officer was injured, but declined medical treatment. The suspect was taken into custody.


– Jason Laughlin

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.