<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Local News]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com en-us Fri, 29 May 2015 04:30:30 -0400 Fri, 29 May 2015 04:30:30 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Caught on Cam: Bear Walks Through Berks County Yard]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 23:54:48 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000010567693_1200x675_453730371635.jpg A Maidencreek Township resident's surveillance cameras captured a bear wandering through his yard.]]> <![CDATA[Man Grabs Rears of 2 Women in 2 Days on the Main Line: Police]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 23:45:41 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/210*120/Radnor+Paul+Curtis.JPG Police in Radnor Township said that 26-year-old Paul Curtis touched a woman as she jogged in Radnor on Tuesday then did something simliar Wednesday outside a Media restuarant.

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<![CDATA['Blatant Disregard for Safety;' Driver Zips by Bus]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 23:36:48 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/LAkewood+School+Bus+Pass+Alfonso+Rodriguez-Rojas.jpg

Police in New Jersey arrested a driver who they said was caught on dashcam video showing a "blatant disregard for the safety of others" Thursday.

The video, shot by a motorist in Lakewood, showed a green Ford F-150 pickup crossing the double yellow line to zip pass a school bus that had its stop lights on and was loading children along E County Line Road near Apple Street around 7:25 a.m., said Ocean County prosecutors.

Lakewood Police officers quickly tracked down the alleged driver, 36-year-old Alfonso Rodriguez-Rojas, and charged him with improper passing, reckless driving, passing a stopped school bus and driving on a suspended license.



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<![CDATA[Public Safety Experts Prep Suburban Schools for Pope Visit]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 21:58:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/468005370BBB.jpg Law enforcement and school officials are getting ready for Pope Francis's visit to Philadelphia, and some of them are doing so in Delaware County. NBC10's Deanna Durante has the story.

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<![CDATA[Report Shows Crime Victims Funding Spent Elsewhere]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 04:25:10 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/209*120/Crime+Victims+Funding.JPG The National Crime Victims Fund holds more than eight billion dollars. Its money is meant to catch criminals and provide support to victims, but the NBC10 Investigators discovered much of that money was kept away from those who need it most. Investigative reporter Mitch Blacher took questions straight to our representatives in DC.

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<![CDATA[Local Police, Educators Plan for Pope's Upcoming Visit]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 21:01:47 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/474850584.jpg Local police and educators laid out their plans for Pope Francis' upcoming visit to our area. NBC10's Deanna Durante reports although the focus in on Philly, the suburbs will play a critical role, too.

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<![CDATA[Amtrak Tries to Reunite Derailment Survivors With Stuff]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 23:18:51 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/217*120/NTSB+amtrak+investigation-3.JPG

Amtrak is looking to get back belongings to passengers who fled the deadly derailment in Philadelphia earlier this month.

Eight died and more than 200 were hurt when Amtrak 188 jumped the tracks while traveling at a high rate of speed around a curve in the city’s Port Richmond section on May 12.

Now, Amtrak is trying to get belongings back to the survivors of the Northeast Corridor wreck.

Amtrak sent out letters to Amtrak 188 passengers:

We would like to assure you that we are working to return your personal effects as quickly, carefully and respectfully as possible. Many items were displaced from their original baggage, and Amtrak teams are working to collect hundreds of items for assessment, catalogue and return with the utmost of care.

The letter, confirmed by Amtrak, was first reported by Billy Penn.

“Amtrak teams are in the process of assessing, cataloging and returning personal property items to passengers from Train 188,” said spokesman Craig Schulz. “We are working as quickly, carefully and respectfully as possible to expedite this process and ask the news media to be respectful of our customers and their families during this time.”

Amtrak set up a secured Blackmon Mooring page: “This secure website will host photographs and descriptions of unassociated items, along with instructions for claim ownership.”

Passengers with claims on items – they have until Nov. 20, 2016 to put in requests – were asked to contact Amtrak’s Santa Green by email.

And, Amtrak said that a representative would contact people with specific questions about an item should it be claimed by more than one person.



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<![CDATA[Man Zapped by Lightning Outside His Delco Home]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 21:30:53 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/212*120/BRoomall+Lightning+Strike.JPG A Delaware County man was zapped by lightning as storms passed through Wednesday evening. NBC10's Doug Shimell has his story.

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<![CDATA[2 Trucks, Car Collide on I-295 in South Jersey]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 18:20:13 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000010563146_1200x675_453484611666.jpg SkyForce10 was over a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 295 south in Westhampton Township, Burlington County.]]> <![CDATA[Mass Transit Prepares for Papal Visit]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 22:01:03 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000010565395_1200x675_453677123517.jpg Millions of people will be in our area just to catch a glimpse of Pope Francis during his visit to Philadelphia; and that means mass transit will be put to the test. NBC10's Cydney Long talked to the head of the DRPA about PATCO and the pope about whether they're ready for the big visit.]]> <![CDATA[Sidewalk Cafes Bring in Big Bucks]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 21:23:30 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000010564130_1200x675_453563459620.jpg A new report shows sidewalk cafes have generated more than $225,000 for the city over the past five years.]]> <![CDATA[Dog Walker Finds Body in Dumped Suitcase]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 23:56:37 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Tinicum+Body+in+Suitcase.JPG

A dog walker made a grisly discovery in Delaware County Thursday afternoon.

The person was walking in the area of the old Westinghouse plant near 2nd Street in Tinicum, Pennsylvania -- not far from Philadelphia International Airport -- when he saw the suitcase, said the Delaware County District Attorney’s Office.

The man called police who came out and unzipped the suitcase to discover the man’s body stuffed inside the large brown case. The man appeared to be in his 20s, said investigators.

Jim Martin -- who walks his dog in the area called "Back Road" that sits just below flights paths -- said that he saw the case in the weeds a few days back and he noticed something strange about it.

"I smelled a smell -- you mentally think something, then you're like pause, pause it's my imagination," said Martin.

It wasn't and it's possible the suitcase had been there for weeks. The investigation into the case continued late Thursday.



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<![CDATA[Sandy Victims Ride in Fight to Return Home]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 21:35:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000010564910_1200x675_453602371963.jpg It's that time of year when a lot of people are making plans to vacation at the Jersey Shore, but many victims of Superstorm Sandy say they're facing yet another summer struggling to return home. NBC10's Ted Greenberg shows how a group of storm survivors took their message on the road.]]> <![CDATA[Police Serve Search Warrant in S Philly Sex Assaults]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 23:56:03 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/199*120/Rosewood+Street+Sex+Assault+Photo.JPG

A mother begged for her son to turn himself into police after investigators searched her home during their investigating into a pair of home invasions and sex assaults in South Philadelphia.

Special Victims Unit investigators along with US Marshals could be seen taking items from a home along the 1300 block of S Chadwick around 5 p.m Thursday. The home isn't far from one of two home invasions and sex assaults that have put the neighborhood on alert.

Police confirmed the investigators were searching for clues for a man wanted not only in an attack about four blocks away on Chadwick Street but also nearby Rosewood Street.

Roberta Felder, who owns the home where police searched, asked for her son, who police called a person of interest, to surrender to police. Police said no arrest was made and NBC10 didn't identify the man because he wasn't charged.

The suspect stole one his victim's car during an initial break-in then returned to sexually assault a resident along Rosewood Street, Philadelphia Police revealed.

Earlier Thursday, Lt. Anthony McFadden outlined a new timeline for the crime and unveiled new surveillance photos of the suspect.

McFadden said the investigation has revealed that the suspect may have entered the home along the 1800 block of South Rosewood Street Monday, taken items, including the resident's car keys, then left the home in the victim's car. McFadden said new information points to the suspect then returning to the home an hour later to confront the 35-year-old female resident, demand money and ultimately sexually assault her.

At the news conference, police announced the City of Philadelphia's Mayor's Office issued a $10,000 reward for the apprehension and conviction the wanted man.

"We hope that that reward will encourage people in the South Philadelphia community to assist us in identifying and apprehending this offender and ridding this neighborhood of this threat," said Philadelphia Police Captain John Darby.

On Wednesday, Police released surveillance video, which McFadden explained, was taken between the time that the suspect broke into the victim's home and returned to sexually assault her.

The video shows the suspect in the victim's hatchback. You see him park in front of a fire hydrant a few blocks from the victims home at 4:51 a.m. Monday. You then see the man – who appears to be in his 20s and stands between 6-feet and 6-feet, 2-inches tall who was wearing black pants, a black long-sleeved zip-up jacket and a hat – get out of the vehicle and appear to quickly look around before reaching back into the vehicle.

New still photos of the suspect were taken in the area as the suspect left the residence on foot the second time, McFadden said.

Someone may have tried to break into the same home where the assault occurred on Wednesday morning, sources with knowledge of the investigation said. Police have yet to say if that reported attempted burglary is connected to the earlier attack.

Police did, however, connect an earlier sex assault on a 35-year-old mother of two inside her South Philly home back in March to this case. During that incident on the 1700 block of S Chadwick Street the suspect was also wearing red gloves and choked the woman, police said.

"This individual is dangerous and he may be looking through the neighborhood and has the time to case the area and look for any weaknesses in the neighborhood in regards to security," said Philadelphia Police Capt. John Darby.

If you have any information on the suspect's identity, please contact Philadelphia Police. If you spot him, police want you to call 911 immediately.



Photo Credit: Surveillance image released by Philadelphia Police
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<![CDATA[2 Wanted in NJ McDonald's Attack Captured on Video]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 20:10:39 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/mcdonalds+attack+hoboken.jpg

Police are searching for two men caught on surveillance video sucker-punching and kicking another man inside a Hoboken McDonald's in the early morning hours Monday, leaving the victim hospitalized with massive head trauma. 

It's not clear what provoked the attack at 3:30 a.m. Memorial Day. There were witnesses, but no one can say what led to the the punch on the unsuspecting customer, according to police. Some video suggests the men may have been drinking. 

The suspect seen throwing the punch has been identified as 26-year-old Paul Maiolini of Carmel, New York. He already has a warrant out for his arrest, but police have been unable to locate him. 

Police also want to identify the man seen delivering what Hoboken Police Chief Ken Ferrante described as a "soccer-style kick" to the victim on the floor. 

After the attack, the two men are seen casually leaving the restaurant, food bags in hand. 

The victim remains in the hospital, according to police. Investigators are not releasing the video of the actual attack or identifying the victim, other than to say that his parents live in New York. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Hoboken police. 

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<![CDATA[Warning Issued After Measles Case Confirmed in NJ]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 17:11:48 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/178*120/150205-measles-mn-1220_758d7e78c302257230347b1ba7c9eefc.jpg

Health officials in New Jersey are issuing a measles warning after they say a person confirmed to have the highly contagious illness may have exposed others to it at a funeral home on two occasions earlier this month.

The sick individual may have exposed people to the viral infection at Flynn and Son Funeral Home on Ford Avenue in Fords, Middlesex County, on the afternoons of May 11 and May 14. Anyone who may have been at the funeral home on those days is urged to contact a health care provider to discuss potential risks of exposure and ensure he or she is up to date on vaccinations, health officials say.

Symptoms may not develop until as late as June 4, officials said. Health officials said the individual with measles did not know he or she was contagious while visiting the funeral home those two days.

Measles is a viral infection characterized by a generalized rash and high fever, accompanied by cough, red eyes and runny nose, lasting five to six days. The illness typically begins with a rash on the face and then moves down the body, and may include the palms of the hands and soles of the feet.

It spreads easily through the air when an infected person talks, coughs or sneezes. People can also get sick when they come in contact with mucus or saliva from an infected person. Anyone who hasn't been vaccinated or has not had measles in the past is at risk if they are exposed to the virus.

As many as one in three people with measles develop complications, which can be serious and may include pneumonia, miscarriage, brain inflammation, hospitalization and death. Infants, people who have a weakened immune system and non-immune pregnant women are at highest risk of severe illness and complications.  

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<![CDATA[The Lion King Now at the Academy of Music]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 20:53:31 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/lionking.PNG The smash musical, 'The Lion King,' brings the Disney favorite to The Academy of Music in Philadelphia. The production runs until June 14, 2015.

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<![CDATA[Temple Student in Hit-and-Run Moved to Rehab Hospital]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 12:38:18 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Rachel+Hall+Temple+Strong+FB+picture.jpg

The Temple University student who was critically injured in a hit-and-run accident while riding her bike last month has been transferred to a rehabilitation hospital, according to her mother in a Facebook update.

Rachel Hall, 22, of Mullica Hill, New Jersey, was moved from Temple University Hospital to Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, Kathy Hall wrote on the Rachel Hall Temple Strong Facebook support page.

"[Rachel] is receiving physical, occupational, and speech therapy daily," said Mrs. Hall.

"She is not coherent, cannot speak or communicate, which is extremely frustrating," Hall added. "Rachel's progress is very slow. Every little thing she does is a great accomplishment. Just seeing her bite her lip one day, and yawning twice the next day feels so positive."

Currently, Rachel has tubes in her neck and stomach to assist with breathing and feeding.

Rachel Hall played lacrosse for Temple and was on track to graduate earlier this month, but has not regained consciousness since being hit by a car April 29 on Diamond Street near Temple's campus in North Philadelphia.

Rashan Roberts, 18, has been charged with hitting Rachel Hall and leaving the scene.

Roberts only had a learners permit, and told investigators he panicked and fled. He and his family came forward to police within 24 hours.

Roberts' attorney has said he hoped to negotiate a guilty plea.



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<![CDATA[$10k Reward Offered in S. Philly Sex Assault Investigation]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 11:46:22 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/201*120/Rosewood+sex+Assault+Surveillance+Video.JPG

On Thursday, police announced the City of Philadelphia's Mayor's Office issued a $10,000 reward for the apprehension and conviction of a man wanted in the home invasion and sexual assault of a woman in South Philadelphia Monday.

"We hope that that reward will encourage people in the South Philadelphia community to assist us in identifying and apprehending this offender and ridding this neighborhood of this threat," said Philadelphia Police Captain John Darby.

Lt. Anthony McFadden outlined a new time line for the crime and unveiled new surveillance photos of the suspect.

McFadden said the investigation has revealed that the suspect may have entered the home along the 1800 block of South Rosewood Street Monday, taken items, including the resident's car keys, then left the home in the victim's car. McFadden said new information points to the suspect then returning to the home an hour later to confront the 35-year-old female resident, demand money and ultimately sexually assault her.

On Wednesday, Police released surveillance video in hopes it would help them track down the suspect.

The video, McFadden explained, was taken between the time that the suspect broke into the victim's home and returned to sexually assault her.

The video shows the suspect in the victim's hatchback. You see him park in front of a fire hydrant a few blocks from the victims home at 4:51 a.m. Monday. You then see the man – who appears to be in his 20s and stands between 6-feet and 6-feet, 2-inches tall who was wearing black pants, a black long-sleeved zip-up jacket and a hat – get out of the vehicle and appear to quickly look around before reaching back into the vehicle.

The man emerges from the vehicle then crosses the street. He then is seen on another angle heading down the street as a white sport utility vehicle appears to be looking for parking.

The man, who is described as a black male, 20-30 years of age, 6'0"-6'2" medium build wore a mask, wool hat, black pants, black long-sleeved zip up sweatshirt and red gloves, can then be seen walking away.

New still photos of the suspect were taken in the area as the suspect left the residence on foot the second time, Lt. McFadden said.

Someone may have tried to break into the same home where the assault occurred on Wednesday morning, sources with knowledge of the investigation said.

Police have yet to say if that reported attempted burglary is connected to the earlier attack.

Police did, however, connect an earlier sex assault on a 35-year-old mother of two inside her South Philly home back in March to this case. During that incident on S Chadwick Street the suspect was also wearing red gloves and choked the woman, police said.

"This individual is dangerous and he may be looking through the neighborhood and has the time to case the area and look for any weaknesses in the neighborhood in regards to security," said Philadelphia Police Captain John Darby.

If you have any information on the suspect's identity, please contact Philadelphia Police. If you spot him, police want you to call 911 immediately.



Photo Credit: Surveillance image released by Philadelphia Police
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<![CDATA[Dry Conditions Affecting Local Farms]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 08:29:26 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000010557729_1200x675_453164611726.jpg Heat and lack of water are impacting crops on local farms.]]> <![CDATA[Local Red Cross Volunteers Help in Texas]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 07:46:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Austin+Texas+flood+Natalie+Esquivel+Mike+Deloach.jpg

Volunteers from the American Red Cross in our region have been sent to Texas to help with disaster response following historic flooding and deadly storms.

Eight volunteers from the American Red Cross Eastern Pennsylvania region have been sent to Texas to help victims of flooding, tornadoes and storms.

The volunteers will help with everything from assessing damage, sheltering and feeding victims.

The death toll from the storms and flooding in Texas and Oklahoma climbed to 23 and was expected to rise as at least nine others remain missing, authorities said late Wednesday.

Those wishing to become volunteers with the American Red Cross can visit the Red Cross website to sign up and receiving training to deploy to disaster scenes like Texas and Oklahoma.



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<![CDATA[Man Hospitalized After Ogontz Fire]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 05:26:37 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000010554528_1200x675_453079619933.jpg A man is in the hospital for smoke inhalation after his home caught fire in Ogontz. He is expected to recover.]]> <![CDATA[Two Gunmen Sought in Mayfair Shooting]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 05:09:55 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000010554549_1200x675_453079619970.jpg

Police in Philadelphia searched for two gunmen Thursday morning after a man was shot walking along Cottman Avenue.

Police said the 20-year-old victim was walking along the 3200 block of Cottman before midnight Thursday when two gunmen opened fire, hitting the man.

The man was able to run away into a nearby convenient store for help while the gunmen got away, according to police.

The man was treated and released at a Aria-Torresdale hospital.

Police continued to search for the shooters.

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<![CDATA[Robber Beats Sleeping Cook With Bat: Police]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 06:45:30 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Chinese-Restaurant-Beating-.jpg

Police are searching for a man who they say brutally beat an employee at a local Chinese restaurant during a home invasion and robbery in Philadelphia.

Police say the unidentified man entered an apartment above the Eagle’s Corner Chinese Food store on the 6200 block of Spruce Street Tuesday at 4:38 a.m. Once inside, the suspect approached a 61-year-old cook at the restaurant who was sleeping at the time. He then began to beat the employee with an aluminum baseball bat and wire cutter, according to investigators. While police said only one person was involved in the attack, the employee claimed there were two.

“My employee, he told me there were two guys,” said John Zhang, the co-owner of Eagle’s Corner.

The victim said the attack lasted for 40 minutes. At least one of the suspects then forced his way inside the restaurant, causing major damage, and stole $8,000 from two of the registers before fleeing the scene, according to Zhang. Zhang told NBC10 the cook called him moments after the assault.

“He was very weak,” Zhang said. “When I saw his phone number I knew something happened.”

Zhang says his cook was on the floor in a pool of blood when he arrived. He was taken to the hospital where he is currently in guarded condition. Police say he suffered a fractured skull and broken ribs.

While the victim said he was attacked by two suspects, police only released a description of one, a 20-year-old man who they say was wearing a zip-up hooded jacket with the “Nike” logo on the upper left chest and cargo pants.

If you have any information on the incident, please call Philadelphia Police.
 

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<![CDATA[Man Hurt After Lightning Strikes Delco Town]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 20:26:25 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Lightning-Strikes-Broomall.jpg

A man is in the hospital after lightning struck in a Delaware County town.

Witnesses told NBC10 the father of three was walking his dog on the 300 block of Hastings Boulevard in Broomall shortly before 6 p.m. when a quick-moving storm formed overhead. As the man walked down the sidewalk and up his driveway, lightning suddenly struck and the man fell to the ground.

“It was so not like anything I’ve ever heard,” said Kelly Sullivan, a witness. “It was terrifying.”

Sullivan says the man was knocked unconscious after she saw the flash and heard a thunderous clap. Witnesses also say the man claimed he had tingling in his legs when he regained consciousness.

“I was terrified because I know him personally,” Sullivan said.

NBC10 First Alert Weather technology showed severe lightning strikes over Broomall at the time of the incident.

Despite the witness accounts, Marple Township Police told NBC10 they don’t believe the man was directly struck by lightning and say he may have suffered some sort of medical emergency.

Investigators say they didn’t find any burns on his body. He was taken to the hospital where he is currently being evaluated. 
 

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<![CDATA[Landlord Shoots Tenant's Girlfriend: Police]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 21:20:30 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/William-Ries1.jpg

A woman is in the hospital after sources say a feud between a landlord and his tenant led to a shooting in Middle Township, New Jersey Tuesday night.

William Ries, 70, was arrested and charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose. Police say he shot a 62-year-old woman in the chest Tuesday around 6:15 p.m. outside her boyfriend’s home on Church Road in Middle Township. NBC10 obtained the 911 call Ries allegedly made moments after the shooting.

“911 what is your emergency?” the operator asks.
“Yeah, 38 Church Road,” says a man identified by police as Ries.
“Yes sir. What’s the problem?” asks the operator.
“I just shot somebody,” the man says.
“Excuse me?” asks the operator.
“I just shot somebody,” the man replies.

Ries is the landlord of the home on Church Road and lives in another part of the house, according to investigators. Prosecutors say he fired two rounds from a handgun, one of which struck the woman. Investigators told NBC10 they believe the woman's 59-year-old boyfriend who lives in the home was Ries’ intended target.

“I was shooting at ,” the man says in the 911 call. “I think his girlfriend got it though.”
“Why were you doing that sir?” the operator asks.
“Ah, just come out here,” the man says. “I’ll get my lawyer.”

The woman was airlifted to the Atlantic City Medical Center where she is currently in stable condition. Her boyfriend was not hurt during the incident.

While sources believe the incident was sparked by an ongoing dispute between Ries and his tenant, police have not yet revealed what led to the problems between the two men. Ries is currently being held in the Cape May County Jail in lieu of $500,000 bail.
 

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