PHILADELPHIA PA (SEPT. 23, 2023)(CNBNews)-Below are the overnight incidents from Friday evening to now. It is important to note that this information is preliminary and may change.
53xx Chester Avenue--12TH DISTRICT...HOMICIDE BY SHOOTING... 52xx CHESTER AVE... ON THE HIGHWAY... @12:59A... A 25-YEAR-OLD BLACK MALE WAS SHOT MULTIPLE TIMES IN THE CHEST... THE MALE WAS TRANSPORTED BY PRIVATE VEHICLE TO PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL AND PRONOUNCED AT 1:29A...SCENE HELD ARREST MADE... NO WEAPONS RECOVERED.
Further investigation reveals Unit #1 Operator was traveling eastbound on Girard Avenue at a high rate of speed. Unit #2 (a 28/female pedestrian) attempted to cross the street just east of the crosswalk when Unit #1 contacted Unit #2. Unit #2 was thrown into the air and landed in the street on the westbound lanes of Girard Ave. Unit #1 Operator continued eastbound on Girard Ave, then returned to the crash scene.
PFD Medic 26 transported the pedestrian to PPMC in extremely critical condition.
Unit #1 Operator reported shortness of breath/chest pains to police. Unit #1 Operator transported to PPMC for treatment. The Operator will be arrested for DUI.
UNIT #1: 2009 Silver Chevy Traverse