Homicide in Frankford

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    Siede Preis
    A heartbroken Brooklyn mom says a police officer failed to help her as she desperately tried to get her daughter to the hospital following an asthma attack, according to news reports.

    An 18-year-old man was shot in Frankford early Sunday morning.

    The shooting took place at 4845 Tackawanna Street on Sunday morning at 8:46 a.m. The man was pronounced dead by medics at the scene.

    Philadelphia Police Department investigators have not released the name of the man. They have made no arrests and are not aware of any motives for the shooting.