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New Year, More Murders in Philly

Philly sees bloody year's end and start; 6 dead



    New Year, More Murders in Philly

    Police in Philadelphia reported a bloody end to the old year and the start of a new one with six people killed and others injured in less than 12 hours around the City of Brotherly Love.

    Shortly after midnight, a 36-year-old man and 31-year-old woman were found shot to death inside an idling car on the 5600 block of N 2nd Street in the Olney section of the city, police said. Police are calling it the first murder of the year.

    Just after midnight, a 77-year-old man was stabbed during an argument on the 2400 block of Jessup Street in South Philly. He died about 45 minutes later. A 52-year-old man was arrested.

    Around 1:30 a.m. Sunday, a 47-year-old man was shot and killed on the 4100 block of Orchard Street in the East Frankford section of the city.

    Around 2:45 a.m. a 23-year-old man was found shot near a nightclub at 8th and Callowhill Streets in the Poplar section of the city. He was pronounced dead at the hospital about an hour later.

    Earlier, a 26-year-old man died Saturday afternoon around 4:45 after he was shot six to nine times on the 1300 block of W Pike Street in North Philly.

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