Off-Duty Cop Involved in Triple Shooting - NBC 10 Philadelphia

Off-Duty Cop Involved in Triple Shooting

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    A Philadelphia off-duty cop shot and killed one man and injured two others during a dispute over a water gun in South Philly. (Published Monday, May 3, 2010)

    A Philadelphia off-duty cop shot and killed one man and injured two others in South Philadelphia Sunday evening.

    Investigators say it happened just before 7:00 p.m. on the 1800 block of Hoffman Street after the officer and the three individuals got into an argument over a water gun.

    Relatives identified the victim as 23-year-old Howard Williams. Williams was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where he was pronounced dead.

    A 26-year-old woman and an 18-year-old man were both shot in the leg and taken to the hospital. The are both listed in good condition.

    Police are investigating the incident.