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1/7/20161NYUMU
Attacked officer
NA1UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Thursday, January 7, 2016, at approximately 11:41 P.M., a uniformed officer in a marked police vehicle was traveling north in the 300 block of S. 60th Street, when he observed a male approaching his vehicle near the intersection of 60th and Spruce Streets. The male was armed with a firearm. Without warning, the offender discharged the firearm, striking the officer as he remained seated inside his police vehicle. The offender advanced to the driver’s door of the police vehicle and leaned in through the shattered window, still discharging his firearm at the officer. The offender then fled on foot, but continued to discharge his weapon at the officer. The officer exited his police vehicle and returned fire striking the offender. The offender was apprehended by responding officers in the 5900 block of Delancey Street. The officer was transported to Penn-Presbyterian Hospital where he was admitted. The offender was transported to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for treatment. The offender’s firearm, a Glock, 9MM, semi-automatic pistol, which had been reported stolen, was recovered empty, with the slide locked to the rear, at the scene. There were no other injuries as a result of this firearm discharge.
Philadelphia
3
2/2/20161NYUMU
Call For Service
NA1UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Tuesday, February 2, 2016, at approximately 6:39 P.M., uniformed officers, in a marked police vehicle, responded to a Police Radio assignment of a “Person with a gun” at 55 th and Arch Streets. At 55 th and Race Streets, the officers observed a male fitting the provided description. The officers approached the male, who then fled south on 55 th Street. One of the officers exited the police vehicle and pursued the male on foot, as the other officer pursued the male in the police vehicle. While in pursuit, in the 100 block of north 55 th Street, the officer in the police vehicle stopped and exited the vehicle as the male ran between two parked cars. The male then turned toward the officer and drew a firearm from his waistband. In response, the officer discharged his weapon, missing the offender, who continued to flee on foot. The officer re­entered his police vehicle and pursued the offender to a rear alley in the 100 block of north 55 th Street. A perimeter was established and the offender was ultimately apprehended by responding officers, in a rear yard on the 100 block of north 55 th Street. The offenders’ firearm, a .22 caliber semi­automatic pistol loaded with 10 live rounds, was recovered at the scene. There were no injuries as a result of this firearm discharge.
PhiladelphiaNo hits
4
2/14/20162NY;NUM;MU
Call For Service
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Thursday, February 4, 2016, at approximately 7:32 P.M., a uniformed police officer in a marked police vehicle, was patrolling in the Greenmont Cemetery in the 4300 block of N. Front Street when he heard multiple gunshots coming from inside the cemetery. The officer observed a blue Saturn traveling through the cemetery at a high rate of speed. The officer notified Police Radio of the situation. The officer then observed the Saturn drive toward the Front Street exit of the cemetery where a second police vehicle attempted to stop the Saturn. The Saturn drove past the second police vehicle and fled north on Front Street with both police vehicles now in pursuit. At the intersection of Loudon and “D” Streets, the Saturn stuck a moving vehicle, followed by a parked vehicle. The Saturn initially stopped after striking the parked vehicle. Officers from the second police vehicle stopped their vehicle in front of the Saturn and exited the vehicle. Two passengers from the Saturn exited the vehicle and fled on foot. The male driver of the Saturn then put his vehicle in reverse and struck a police vehicle, which was behind it. The Saturn then began to drive forward. One of the officers from the second police vehicle moved to the side of the Saturn and believing that the vehicle was driving toward his partner discharged his weapon two times, striking the driver door of the Saturn. The Saturn then struck the open passenger door of the second police vehicle, where it ultimately came to rest. Two offenders were removed from the Saturn and taken into custody. The two offenders that had fled on foot were also taken into custody. One police officer deployed his ECW on one of the offenders that had fled the scene, after the offender charged at the officer. One of the offenders in the vehicle was wanted on an arrest warrant and for probation violations. A second offender was also wanted for probation violations. The two wanted offenders were transported to Episcopal Hospital for minor injuries. There were no injuries as a result of the police firearm discharge. The offender’s firearm, a 9MM, semi­automatic pistol, loaded with seven live rounds was recovered from inside the Saturn.
PhiladelphiaNo hits
5
3/17/20161NYUMUSuspectNA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Thursday, March 17, 2016, at approximately 6:33 P.M., on­duty officers, in plainclothes, in an unmarked police vehicle, observed a male in the 3100 block of N 15 th Street, whom they believed was wanted as a possible suspect in a previous shooting. The officers exited their vehicle, identified themselves as police officers, and told the male to stop. The male ran through a trash strewn open lot, while drawing a firearm from his waistband. The officers pursued the offender, on foot, through the lot to a rear yard in the 3100 block of N. Carlisle Street. Once in the yard, the offender turned and pointed the firearm toward the officers. One of the officers discharged his weapon, striking the offender. The offender dropped his firearm and fell to the ground, where he was subsequently placed under arrest. The offender was transported to Temple University Hospital for treatment. The offender’s firearm, a .45 caliber semi­automatic pistol, loaded with eight live rounds, was recovered at the scene. The offender was wanted on three active warrants. There were no other injuries as a result of this incident.
Philadelphia
6
4/9/20161FYUMUCrimeNA1UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Saturday, April 9, 2016, at approximately 2:26 P.M., an off­duty police officer, in plainclothes, observed two males involved in a physical struggle on the highway, in the 5700 block of N. Park Avenue. The officer observed that one of the males was armed with a handgun. The officer, who was armed, identified himself as a police officer and ordered the offender to drop his gun. The offender turned toward the officer and pointed the firearm at him. In response, the officer discharged his weapon at the offender. The offender fled to a rear parking lot in the 5700 block of N. Broad Street, where he fell to the ground, dropping his weapon. The offender retrieved his weapon and again pointed it at the officer. The officer responded by discharging his weapon, striking the offender. The offender again fled but collapsed near the corner of Broad and Chew Streets, where he was arrested. The offenders’ firearm, a .22 caliber revolver, loaded with three spent casings, was recovered at the scene. The offender was transported to Albert Einstein Medical Center, where he was later pronounced deceased as a result of his injuries. There were no other reported injuries as a result of this incident.
Philadelphia
7
4/17/20162NY;UUM;MU
Call For Service
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Sunday, April 17, 2016, at approximately 8:52 P.M., uniformed officers in a marked police vehicle were waved down in the 5900 block of Market Street by a female complainant of a robbery. The complainant told the officers that she was sitting in her parked Dodge Durango, in the unit block of south Salford Street, when two unknown males ordered her out of the vehicle, point of gun. The female exited her vehicle and ran to the 5900 block of Market Street, where she alerted the officers. The officers drove to the unit block of S. Salford Street and observed the offenders in the Durango. Offender #1 exited the vehicle and fled south on S. Salford Street, with officer #1 in pursuit, in the police vehicle. Officer #2 exited the police vehicle and approached offender #2, who was seated in the passenger side of the Durango. As officer #2 approached the Durango, offender #2 exited the vehicle, and became involved in a physical struggle with officer #2. During the struggle offender #2 discharged a gun striking officer #2 in the left leg. Offender #2 then fled north on N. Salford Street, at which time officer #2 discharged his weapon, missing the offender. Offender #2 was lost in the area. Officer #1 returned to his partner and subsequently transported him to Penn­Presbyterian Hospital, where he was admitted. Offender #1 was detained by civilians at 60th and Market Streets and ultimately turned over to responding officers. Minutes before this incident, the same two offenders committed a point of gun robbery of a male complainant in the 5900 block of Market Street. The offenders took the male complainant’s car keys and mistakenly believed the Durango belonged to him. There are no other known injuries at this time. Offender #2 was subsequently identified and apprehended in the 1200 block of N. Alden Street on 4/18/16. Arresting officers recovered a 9 MM pistol from the offender.
PhiladelphiaNo hits
8
5/3/20161NYUMUCrimeNA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at approximately 11:14 P.M., uniformed police officers in a marked police vehicle, while on patrol, heard gunshots coming from a rear alley, between the 5300 block of Lindbergh Boulevard and the 5300 block of Grays Avenue. The officers entered the alley and observed a male standing on the rear deck of a property in the 5300 block of Grays Avenue, holding a gun in his hand. The officers ordered the offender to drop the gun. The offender ignored the officers’ commands and discharged the weapon one time at the officers. In response, one of the officers discharged his firearm, striking the offender. The offender fled into the rear of a property in the 5300 block of Grays Avenue. The officers entered the property and observed the offender lying on the kitchen floor. The officers then observed a second male flee the property, through the front door. The second male was apprehended in the 5300 block of Grays Avenue. The offender’s firearm, a .22 caliber, semi­automatic pistol, loaded with four live rounds was recovered on the front porch of a property in the 5300 block of Grays Avenue. The offender was transported to Penn­Presbyterian Hospital for treatment. There were no other reported injuries as a result of this police firearm discharge incident.
Philadelphia
9
5/4/20161FNUMU
Suspicious vehicle
NA3UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Wednesday May 4, 2016, at approximately 12:58 A.M., on­duty officers, in plainclothes, and an unmarked police vehicle, responded to a Police Radio assignment to investigate a Dodge Caravan acting suspicious, in the area of 6300 Overbrook Avenue. The officers observed the vehicle being operated by a male, circling the block. The officers requested a marked police vehicle to assist them. A uniformed officer, in a marked police vehicle, responded, and pulled behind the Dodge Caravan in the 6300 block of Overbrook Avenue, and activated his emergency equipment. At the same time, the officers in the unmarked police vehicle stopped in front of the Dodge Caravan. Both officers exited the unmarked police vehicle and ordered the male operator to turn the engine off. The offender accelerated his vehicle forward in the direction of one of the officers, who drew his weapon, and discharged it, striking the offender. The offender’s vehicle continued forward into the 6200 block of Overbrook Avenue, where it crashed into several parked unattended vehicles. The offender was transported to Penn­Presbyterian Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased. There were no other reported injuries as a result of the firearm discharge. No weapon was recovered.
PhiladelphiaCar as weapon
10
5/20/20161NNUMUCrimeNA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Friday, May 20, 2016, at approximately 6:02 P.M., uniformed officers, in marked police vehicles, stopped a stolen Ford Escape at 16 th Street and Allegheny Avenue. The male operator of the vehicle exited the vehicle, pushed one of the officers aside, drew a handgun from his waistband, and ran south on 16 th Street. Both officers pursued the offender, on foot, and ordered him to drop his weapon. The offender turned and pointed his weapon at the officers. In response one of the officers discharged his weapon missing the offender. The offender fled into a property in the 3100 block of N. 16 th Street. The property was secured, and the SWAT Unit and Homeland Security Unit responded to the location. After approximately two hours, SWAT Unit personnel breached the door and apprehended the offender without incident. The offender’s weapon, a toy gun, resembling a black semi­automatic pistol, was recovered inside the property. There were no injuries as a result of this firearm discharge.
Philadelphia
Stolen vehicle; plastic gun; no hits
11
5/31/20161NNUMUCrimeNA1UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Tuesday, May 31, 2016, at approximately 1:12 PM, an off­duty officer, in civilian attire, arrived home at his residence. Upon entering the front door, the officer observed the living room television missing, the rear kitchen window open, and the rear kitchen door ajar. The officer heard voices coming from the basement. The officer went to the top of the basement steps and announced, “Police.” A male appeared at the bottom of the steps and charged up the steps toward the officer with a dark metal object in his hand. In response, the officer discharged his weapon one time missing the offender. The offender fell down the steps crashing into the basement wall. The offender along with a second offender that was also in the basement fled out the rear basement door with the officer in foot pursuit. Upon exiting the rear basement door, the officer observed a green/blue van pull away from his property. The officer apprehended one offender in the 3200 block of Wellington Street. An off­duty detective apprehended the other offender near Brighton and Hawthorne Streets. There were no reported injuries as a result of this police firearm discharge. No weapon was recovered.
PhiladelphiaNo hits
12
5/31/20161NNUUUCrimeNA1UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Tuesday, May 31, 2016, at approximately 11:15 PM, an off­duty officer in civilian attire was operating his motorcycle northbound in the 3400 block of North Broad Street. The officer proceeded through the intersection at Tioga Street, at which time a green Chevy Monte Carlo, traveling south in the 3500 block of North Broad Street turned left turn in front of him, causing him to collide with the vehicle. At the point of impact, the officer was thrown from his motorcycle and landed on the highway. At that point, the operator of the Monte Carlo attempted to flee the scene, but was blocked by the motorcycle. The officer approached the driver’s door and identified himself as a police officer. The operator dislodged the vehicle from the motorcycle and began to drag the officer. While being dragged by the vehicle, the officer observed the offender reach for a firearm in the vehicle. In response, the officer discharged his weapon, missing the offender. The officer was treated and subsequently released from Temple Hospital There were no other known injuries as a result of this incident. No weapon was recovered.
PhiladelphiaNo hits
13
9/5/20161NNUMUOff-dutyNA1UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Monday, September 5, 2016, at approximately 6:28 P.M., an off­duty officer, in plainclothes, became involved in a verbal and physical altercation with his son at their residence. During the physical altercation the officer discharged his personal weapon, striking his son. The officer’s son was transported to Aria­Torresdale Hospital for treatment. The officer’s firearm, a .40 caliber semi­automatic pistol, loaded with three live rounds, was recovered at the scene. There were no other injuries as a result of this incident.
Philadelphia
Officer struck son
14
9/8/20161NNUFUTrafficNA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Thursday, September 8, 2016, at approximately 9:26 P.M., uniformed police officers in a marked police vehicle, were traveling east in the 600 block of E. Clearfield Street when they observed a Jeep Laredo driving in the wrong direction, directly toward them. The Jeep Laredo had been reported stolen earlier in the day. As the Jeep Laredo neared the police vehicle one of the officers exited the passenger side of the police vehicle and ran onto the sidewalk. The operator of the Jeep Laredo drove her vehicle onto the sidewalk toward the officer. In response, the officer discharged his weapon, striking the offender. The offender then fled driving her vehicle to the 2900 block of Richmond Street, where it contacted a concrete barrier and careened into a responding police vehicle. The offender was subsequently arrested and transported to Temple University Hospital for treatment. There were no other injuries as a result of the police firearm discharge. No weapon was recovered.
Philadelphia
15
9/9/20161NYUMU
Call For Service
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Friday, September 9, 2016, at approximately 4:43 P.M., uniformed officers, in a marked police vehicle, responded to a Police Radio assignment of a “Person screaming” inside a property in the 200 block of Millick Street. Upon their arrival, a female opened the door of the property and informed the officers that a male had assaulted a second female inside the property. Simultaneously, the male emerged from the kitchen and began firing a weapon at the officers. One of the rounds fired by the offender struck the female at the door. In response, both officers discharged their weapons, striking the offender, as he retreated into the property. A barricaded person was declared and the SWAT Unit was called to the scene. The offender was ultimately apprehended inside the property by SWAT officers. The offender’s firearm, a .380 caliber semi­automatic pistol, loaded with 1 live round, was recovered at the scene. The offender and the female who was struck by the offender’s gunfire were both transported to Penn­Presbyterian Hospital for treatment. There were no other injuries as a result of this incident.
Philadelphia
16
9/16/20161FYUMU
Attacked officer
NA4UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Friday, September 16, 2016, at approximately 11:18 P.M., a uniformed sergeant in a marked police vehicle was seated in her parked vehicle in the 5100 block of Sansom Street, when a male approached and without warning, began to discharge a firearm, striking the sergeant, as she remained seated in her vehicle. The offender then began walking east on Sansom Street, stopping at a lounge/bar in the 5100 block of Sansom Street, where he discharged his firearm into the lounge/bar, striking a female employee and a male security guard. The offender continued walking east on Sansom Street to the 4900 block, where he discharged his firearm into an occupied parked vehicle, striking one female and one male occupant. Responding uniformed officers, in marked police vehicles, along with an officer from the University of Pennsylvania police force, located the offender in an alleyway in the rear of the 4800 blocks of Sansom and Walnut Streets. While in the 4800 block of Sansom Street the offender discharged his firearm, striking the University of Pennsylvania Officer as well as a marked police vehicle. Four Officers (one of whom was the University of Pennsylvania Officer) discharged their firearms, striking the offender. The offender fell to the ground and dropped his firearm. Fire Rescue responded and pronounced the offender deceased. The offender’s firearm, a 9MM, semi­automatic pistol, with an obliterated serial number, loaded with 14 live rounds, was recovered at the scene. There were three empty magazines from the offender’s firearm recovered throughout the scene. The sergeant, the University of Pennsylvania Officer, along with the four civilians who were all struck by gunfire, were transported to Penn­Presbyterian Hospital for treatment. The female from the parked vehicle was later pronounced deceased at Penn­Presbyterian Hospital.
Philadelphia
One UPenn officer also responded
17
9/28/20161FNUMU
Call For Service
NANAUU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Wednesday, September 9, 2016, at approximately 7:10 P.M., uniformed and plainclothes officers, in both marked and unmarked police vehicles, responded to a Police Radio assignment of a “Person screaming, someone shot”, in the 6200 block of Hazel Avenue. Upon their arrival, the officers encountered two juvenile males with multiple stab wounds and a juvenile female who had been choked by a male relative. The offender was identified as the father of the female and one of the males and appeared to be under the influence of narcotics. Officers surveyed the area and received information that the offender may be at a property in the 700 block of Cobbs Creek Parkway. Upon arrival at that location, the officers observed the offender exit the property with his right hand in his pocket. The officers gave the offender commands to show his hands, but he did not comply. At one point, the offender abruptly removed his right hand from his pocket, holding an object that appeared to the officers to be a handgun. In response, the officers discharged their weapons, striking the offender. The offender was transported to Penn-Presbyterian Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased. No weapon was recovered from the offender or his immediate area; however, a cellular telephone was recovered from the ground near the offender. Two additional victims were located inside the property in the 700 block of Cobbs Creek Parkway. The victims indicated that the offender cut one of their throats and punched the other multiple times in the face. The victims were transported to Penn-Presbyterian Hospital and Mercy Hospital, respectively, for treatment. A switchblade type knife and a steak knife were recovered from the properties. There were no other injuries as a result of this incident.
Philadelphia
No weapon recovered
18
10/18/20161NYUMUTrafficNA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Tuesday, October 18, 2016, at approximately 7:50 P.M., uniformed police officers in a marked police vehicle were patrolling in the 5800 block of Old York Road when they observed a Chevrolet Malibu operating without headlights. The officers initiated a vehicle investigation of the Malibu. As the officers approached the vehicle, the male driver exited and fled on foot, holding his waistband as he ran. One officer pursued the male on foot, while his partner pursued him in the police vehicle. The male fled to a rear driveway of the 1400 block of W. Chew Avenue. The officer operating the police vehicle turned into the driveway and immediately observed the offender with a firearm in his hand. The officer exited his vehicle and ordered the offender to drop the weapon, but he did not comply. In response, the officer discharged his firearm, missing the offender. The offender ran behind a parked unattended vehicle, at which time the officer again ordered him to drop the weapon. The offender again did not comply, resulting in the officer discharging his firearm a second time, again missing the offender. The offender then ran west towards 15 th Street, still armed with the weapon. The officer continued to pursue the offender, all the while ordering him to drop the weapon. When the offender again did not comply, the officer discharged his firearm a third time, again missing the offender. The offender ultimately discarded his weapon in the 1500 block of W. Chew Avenue and was subsequently apprehended by the officer. The offender sustained several minor abrasions and was transported to Albert Einstein Medical Center, for treatment. The offender’s weapon, a 9MM, semi-automatic pistol, loaded with fourteen live rounds was recovered at the scene. The weapon was found to be in stolen status. There were no other police or other civilian injuries as a result of this incident
PhiladelphiaNo hits
19
10/19/20161NNUMU
Call For Service
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Wednesday, October 19, 2016, at approximately 5:54 P.M., uniformed officers, in a marked police vehicle, responded to a Police Radio assignment of a domestic incident in the 6300 block of Crafton Street. Upon their arrival a male opened the front door of the property brandishing a rifle. The offender raised the rifle toward the officers, who responded by discharging their weapons, striking the offender. The offender threw his rifle on the front lawn and was subsequently apprehended without further incident. The offender was transported to Aria-Torresdale Hospital for treatment. The offender’s weapon, a pellet rifle, was recovered at the scene. There were no other injuries as a result of this incident
PhiladelphiaPellet rifle
20
10/19/20161NNUMUCrimeNA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Saturday, October 22, 2016, at approximately 4:10 A.M., uniformed officers, in a marked police vehicle, were responding to a Police Radio assignment of a disturbance in the 600 block of N. 56th Street. As the officers approached the intersection of 56 th Street and Haverford Avenue, they heard gunshots and saw muzzle flashes coming from a driveway in the 5500 block of Haverford Avenue. The officers stopped, exited their vehicle, and approached the driveway. As the officers approached, a male ran north on 56 th Street. Officer number one pursued the male on foot and apprehended him in the 500 block N. 56 th Street. A second male exited the driver side door of a nearby black Toyota Corolla and walked toward Officer number two. Officer number two ordered the male to stop. The male reached toward his waistband. In response, Officer number two discharged his firearm, striking the offender. A third male was also apprehended outside of the Toyota. A fourth male fled from the scene on foot and was not identified. The offender was transported to Penn-Presbyterian Hospital for treatment. No weapon was recovered; however, fifteen fired cartridge casings were recovered at the scene. There were no other injuries as a result of this incident.
Philadelphia
21
10/27/20161NNUMU
Call For Service
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Thursday, October 27, 2016, at approximately 10:49 P.M., uniformed officers, in a marked police vehicle, responded to a Police Radio assignment of an intoxicated, suicidal male, armed with a knife, at 3810 Elsinore Street. Upon their arrival, the officers were met by a female complainant who identified herself as the daughter of the suicidal male. The female complainant informed the officers that her father was intoxicated, armed with a knife, and threatening suicide. The officers entered the residence and observed the male seated in the kitchen, holding a large knife to his chest. The officers ordered the male to drop the knife, but he did not comply. The male then stood up with the knife raised above his shoulder, and moved toward the officers. Officer number one, who is a Crisis Intervention Trained Officer, deployed his Electronic Control Weapon on the offender. The offender removed the Electronic Control Weapon prongs from his torso and again moved toward the officers. In response, Officer number one deployed his Electronic Control Weapon a second time. The offender once again removed the prongs from his torso. The officers then backed away from the offender and exited the residence. The offender followed the officers to the front door and broke through the frame of screen door as he moved toward the officers with the knife in his hand. Both officers discharged their firearms, striking the offender. The offender fell to the ground, dropping the knife. The offender was transported to Temple University Hospital for treatment. The offender’s stainless steel knife, with an overall length of fifteen inches, was recovered at the scene. There were no other injuries as a result of this incident.
Philadelphia
Knife recovered
22
11/2/20161NYUMUCrimeNA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Saturday, October 29, 2016, at approximately 10:21 P.M., uniformed police officers in a marked police vehicle, while driving north on Front Street approaching Gurney Street, observed a male discharging a firearm at a second male, who was running north in the 2900 block of N. Front Street. The officers stopped their vehicle and officer number one exited from the passenger side and discharged his firearm, missing the offender. Officer number two, while seated in the driver’s seat of the patrol car, discharged his firearm through the windshield, missing the offender. According to the officers, the offender then turned and discharged his firearm at them. Officer number one again discharged his firearm, missing the offender. The offender ran west on Tusculum Street and then north in the 3000 block of N. Waterloo Street, where the officers lost sight of him. The male being fired upon by the offender reported being robbed by the offender. No weapon has been recovered at this time. There were no known injuries as a result of this incident.
PhiladelphiaNo hits
23
11/7/20161FYUMUSuspectNANAUU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Monday, November 7, 2016, at approximately 7:02 P.M., uniformed police officers in marked police vehicles, received information that a male wanted for investigation in reference to an earlier shooting may be in the area of the 3100 block of N. Darien Street. The officers responded to that location and observed a male walking toward them with his hands in his pockets. The officers requested that the male show his hands, at which time the male ran south on Darien Street, west on Clearfield Street, and north onto the 3100 block of N. 9 th Street. The officers pursued the male, on foot, and observed that the male had a firearm in his hand as he fled. The officers yelled for the offender to drop the weapon, at which time the offender pointed the firearm at Officer number one. In response, Officer number one discharged his weapon at the offender. The offender fell to the ground and dropped his firearm. The offender then reached for a second firearm that he had also dropped. Officer number one and three additional officers discharged their weapons, striking the offender. The offender was transported to Temple University Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased. The offender’s firearms, a .357 caliber revolver, loaded with five live rounds and a 9MM semi-automatic pistol, loaded with one live round, were recovered at the scene. There were no other injuries as a result of this incident.
Philadelphia
24
11/25/20161NYUMU
Suspicious person
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Friday, November 25, 2016, at approximately 10:33 P.M., uniformed police officers in a marked police vehicle, while on patrol, observed a male in the 1800 block of E. Clementine Street. The officers asked the male to stop. The male reached toward his waistband area, at which time the officers observed a bulge under his sweatshirt. The male then fled east on Clementine Street. The officers notified Police Radio and pursued the male to the 3000 block of Jasper Street, where the officers observed a handgun in his hand. The male then doubled-back north on Jasper Street, east on Clearfield Street, and south on Helen Street, where he turned toward the officers pointing at them with the handgun; both officers discharged their weapons at the offender. The offender then fled several more blocks to the 2900 block of Amber Street, where responding officers converged. The offender again turned with his handgun raised toward the officers, at which time five additional officers discharged their weapons, striking the offender. The offender fell to the ground and was subsequently arrested and transported to Temple University Hospital by police, for treatment. A civilian female bystander, who was walking in the 2900 block of Amber Street at the time of the incident, was struck in the left calf by gunfire. The civilian was transported to Hahneman University Hospital for treatment. The offender’s weapon, a 9MM, semi-automatic pistol, loaded with four live rounds was recovered at the scene. There were no other injuries as a result of this incident
Philadelphia
25
1/8/20151NNUUUTrafficNA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Thursday, January 8, 2015, at 11:34 AM, uniformed officers, in a marked police vehicle, stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. During the course of their investigation, the officers determined that the license plate on the vehicle did not belong on the vehicle. In addition, the operator failed to provide proof of his identity. One of the officers approached the driver side door of the vehicle and asked the offender to exit the vehicle, while opening the driver door. The offender proceeded to place his vehicle in drive and attempted to accelerate; however, the tires of the vehicle spun on the ice. The offender then grabbed the officer’s arm and pulled him into the vehicle, dragging him as the vehicle moved forward. The officer discharged his weapon, missing the offender. The officer then fell to the ground, as the vehicle continued to move forward, running over the officer’s right leg. The offender fled the scene and was later apprehended in the 3100 block of Huntingdon Street. The vehicle was recovered in the 2400 block of Napa Street. There were no injuries as a result of the police discharge. No weapon was recovered.
PhiladelphiaNo hits
26
2/4/20151NYUMU
Call For Service
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Wednesday, February 4, 2015, at 5:45 P.M., uniformed officers, in a marked police vehicle responded to a Police Radio assignment of a “Male with a gun”, at A & Somerset Streets. Upon their arrival, the officers observed a male fitting the provided “Flash Information.” Upon observing the officers, the male fled on foot, to Somerset and Gurney Street, where he ran into a wooded area and down a hill that led to railroad tracks. One of the officers pursued the male on foot to the wooded area. As the offender fled down the hill, he turned and fired a handgun in the officer’s direction. In response, the officer discharged his weapon, missing the offender. Responding officers apprehended the offender on the other side of the railroad tracks at Tusculum and “A” Streets. A subsequent search of the area failed to locate the offender’s firearm. There were no injuries as a result of the police discharge. No weapon was recovered.
Philadelphia
No firearm recovered; no hits
27
3/6/20151NYUMUCrimeNA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Thursday, March 5, 2015, at approximately 4:48 P.M., uniformed officers, in a marked police vehicle were in the shopping center parking lot, at 2100 Lehigh Avenue. One of the officers went into a store while the other officer remained in the police vehicle. Two males, armed with handguns, entered the store. The officer observed the offender near the counter and drew his weapon. The offenders both discharged their weapons, striking the officer, as the officer returned fire, missing the offenders. At that point, the officer that had remained with the police vehicle, upon hearing the gunshots, exited his vehicle, and approached the store. The two offenders ran out of the store. One of the offenders, upon seeing that officer, ran back into the store and attempted to blend in with witnesses. The offender that did not re-enter the store discharged his firearm at the second officer, while running across the outside courtyard. The officer discharged his weapon at the offender, striking him. The offender fell to the ground and was subsequently apprehended. He was transported to Albert Einstein Medical Center for treatment. The other offender, who was uninjured, was apprehended inside the store. The officer was transported to Temple University Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The offenders’ firearms, a .40 caliber, semi-automatic pistol, loaded with six live rounds, and .40 caliber semi-automatic pistol, loaded with one live round, were recovered at the scene.
Philadelphia
28
3/7/20153NN;N;NUUU
Call For Service
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Saturday, 3/7/15, at approximately 2:16 A.M., uniformed officers, in a marked police vehicle, responded to a shooting in the unit block of S. 2nd Street. The officers received information that a black Cadillac fled the area at a high rate of speed. The officers exited their vehicle and began to run eastbound on the south sidewalk in the 200 block of Chestnut Street. As the officers ran, they observed the black Cadillac turn west, the wrong way, onto Chestnut Street from 2nd Street. The Cadillac then began to drive west on the south sidewalk of Chestnut Street toward the officers. As the Cadillac neared, the officers both discharged their weapons striking the Cadillac, but not any of the occupants. The Cadillac continued driving westbound and crashed into the cyclone fence of a construction zone. The officers converged on the vehicle and took the driver into custody. There were two other occupants in the vehicle. There were no injuries as a result of this incident. A 9mm semi-automatic pistol was found inside the construction site.
PhiladelphiaNo hits
29
3/20/20151NYUMUCrimeNA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Friday, 3/20/15, at approximately 1:03 A.M., uniformed officers, in an unmarked police vehicle were flagged down by an unknown female at 22nd Street and Allegheny Avenue. The unknown female told the officers that there was male in the area of 22nd and Toronto Streets with a large gun. The officers proceeded to the area and observed the a male at 22nd and Toronto Streets armed with a shotgun. The officers exited their vehicle and ordered the male not to move. The male raised the shotgun toward the officers who then drew their weapons. The offender fled west in the 2200 block of Toronto Street, turning and pointing the shotgun at the officers as he ran. In response, one of the officers discharged his weapon, missing the offender. The offender dropped the shotgun and fled into a bar in the 3000 block of N. 22nd Street. Once inside the bar, he removed and discarded his hooded sweatshirt, and then exited the bar. The offender was apprehended at 23rd and Clearfield Streets. The 12-gauge shotgun that the offender discarded was recovered at the scene. There were no injuries as a result of this incident.
PhiladelphiaNo hits
30
3/25/20151NYUMUCrimeNA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at approximately 7:20 P.M., plainclothes officers, in an unmarked police vehicle were in the area of 17th and Cayuga Streets, when they heard gunshots. The officers observed a male lying on the highway at 4400 N. 17th Street, suffering from gunshot wounds. The officers also observed a second male walking northbound on 17th Street. The second male looked in the direction of the officers and began to run northbound toward Blavis Street, with both officers in foot pursuit. One of the officers observed the male reach into his waistband and produce a handgun. The offender continued to run into the 1700 block of Blavis Street, where he turned and pointed the firearm at the officers. One of the officers discharged his weapon, striking the offender. Responding officers transported both the offender and the initial male to Temple Hospital for treatment. The offender was found to be in possession of two firearms, a 9 MM Glock, loaded with thirty-one live rounds, and a 9 MM Taurus, loaded with nine live rounds. Both weapons were recovered at the scene. There were no other reported injuries as a result of the police discharge.
Philadelphia
31
4/16/20151NYUMU
Call For Service
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Thursday, April 16, 2015, at approximately 11:48 P.M., uniformed officers, in a marked police vehicle responded to a Police Radio assignment of a “Gunshots” in the area of Pratt and Akron Streets. While surveying the area, the officers observed a small crowd in the 1600 block of Pratt Street. One of the officers exited the police vehicle to investigate, at which time a male from the crowd fled west on Pratt Street, on a bicycle. The officer that had remained in the police vehicle drove his vehicle west on Pratt Street to stop the male. The male jumped off of the bicycle and doubled back, east on Pratt Street, toward the crowd and the officer that had exited the police vehicle. This officer observed the male running toward him with a gun in his hand. The officer stepped away from the crowd, drew his weapon, and discharged it, striking the offender. The offender fell to the ground and dropped his weapon. The offender was handcuffed and while being searched a second firearm was recovered from him. The offender was transported to Albert Einstein Medical Center for treatment. The offenders’ firearms, a 9 MM, semi-automatic pistol, loaded with eleven live rounds, and a .38 caliber, revolver, loaded with five live rounds were recovered at the scene.
Philadelphia
32
4/22/20151NYUMUCrimeNA1UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at approximately 11:48 P.M., an off-duty officer, in civilian attire, was walking his dog in the 5800 block of Malvern Avenue, when he was approached by a male wearing a black hoodie. The male pointed a gun at the officer, at which time the officer drew his weapon and discharged it, missing the offender. The offender fled south on Hobart Street from Malvern Avenue, eluding apprehension. Area hospitals were checked with negative results. There were no reported injuries as a result of this police firearm discharge. No weapon was recovered.
Philadelphia
Off-duty; no firearm recovered with no shots fired; no hits
33
4/23/20151NYUMU
Suspicious person
NA1UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Thursday, April 23, 2015, at approximately 10:14 P.M., a uniformed officer, while on bike patrol, initiated an investigation of a male in the 5000 block of W. Master Street. The offender produced a handgun and discharged the weapon, striking the officer. In response the officer discharged his weapon, striking the offender. The offender discarded his weapon and fled on foot. The offender was eventually apprehended in the rear yard of a property in the 5000 block W. Master Street. The offender was transported to Hahnemann University Hospital for treatment. The officer was transported to Presbyterian Hospital for treatment. The offender’s firearm, a 9 MM, semi-automatic pistol, loaded with 8 live rounds, was recovered at the scene. There were no other reported injuries as a result of the firearm discharge.
Philadelphia
34
4/24/20151NYUUU
Call For Service
NA2UM;F
Philadelphia Police Department
On Friday, April 24, 2015, at approximately 9:14 A.M., uniformed officers, in a marked police vehicle, responded to a Police Radio assignment of “Two black males armed with guns,” at 2200 S. 25th Street. Upon their arrival, the officers observed two males, fitting the provided description. The officers exited their vehicle and approached the males, at which time they observed a bulge in the front pocket of the hooded sweatshirt that one of the males was wearing. That male fled on foot into the Wilson Housing Development. One of the officers pursed the offender on foot, as the other officer went around the development in the police vehicle to cut him off. The offender exited the development in the 2500 block of Ritner Street and ran directly toward the officer that was attempting to cut him off. As the offender neared, the officer observed him pulling what she believed to be a gun from the front pocket of his hooded sweatshirt. In response, the officer discharged her weapon, missing the offender. The offender dropped to the ground and was immediately apprehended by the officers. The offenders’ firearm, a .32 caliber revolver, loaded with 6 live rounds, was recovered at the scene. There were no injuries as a result of this incident.
PhiladelphiaNo hits
35
5/12/20151NNUMUTrafficNA4UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at approximately 2:15 PM, the male operator of a 2000 Chrysler crashed his vehicle into a wall at Wagner Street and Olney Avenue. A female passenger from the vehicle reported that the male operator had suffered a seizure. Uniformed police officers, in marked vehicles, along with Fire Department personnel responded to the scene. The male operator was removed from the vehicle, at which time he struggled with the responding officers. The male forced his way back into the vehicle and was attempting to restart the ignition while several officers attempted to remove him from the vehicle. The male was able to get the vehicle started, and drove the vehicle forward. While dragging an officer the offender’s vehicle struck a wall and a light pole, knocking the officer to the ground. The offender then drove the vehicle to the area of 7th Street and Chew Avenue, where his vehicle hit a parked car, a uniformed police officer, and a marked police vehicle. The offender then drove back onto Olney Avenue, where his vehicle hit a Fire truck and side-swiped a second marked police vehicle. Uniformed officers in marked police vehicles pursued the offender to the 6300 block of Ognotz Avenue and attempted to block his vehicle in at the intersection of Ogontz and Stenton Avenue. The offender backed his vehicle into a third marked police vehicle and then drove forward, hitting a second uniformed police officer and knocking the officer to the ground. The offender’s vehicle then hit a fourth marked police vehicle and drove toward the injured officer, when two officers discharged their weapons at the offender, striking him. The injured officer was able to get out of the way of the offender’s vehicle which fled at a high rate speed. Officers apprehended the offender in the 1900 block of Colonial Street. The offender’s vehicle was located in a parking space across the street from where the offender was found. Four police officers were injured and treated at Albert Einstein Medical Center. The offender was also treated at Albert Einstein Medical Center. No weapon was recovered.
Philadelphia
Vehicle as weapon; offender was having a seizure
36
5/24/20151NYUMUTrafficNA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Sunday, May 24, 2015, at 12:57 AM, uniformed officers, in a marked police vehicle, attempted to stop a vehicle for traffic violations in the area of 5th Street and Chew Avenue. The vehicle fled and the officers briefly lost sight of it. The male operator parked his vehicle at Fairhill Street and Chew Avenue and was observed fleeing on foot. The male ran east on Chew Avenue towards 5th Street. The officers pursued the male to the 5600 block of N. 5th Street, where one of the officers observed that the male was armed with a handgun. Upon seeing that the offender was armed, the officer discharged his weapon, missing the offender. The second officer pursued the offender, on foot, to the 5600 block of N. Lawrence Street, where the officer observed the offender make a throwing motion. The offender was apprehended in the same block without further incident. No weapon was recovered. Narcotics evidence was recovered from the offender. There were no injuries as a result of the police discharge. No weapon was recovered.
Philadelphia
No firearm recovered
37
5/30/20151NYUMUTrafficNA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Saturday, May 30, 2015, at approximately 7:23 P.M., uniformed officers, in a marked police vehicle, observed a silver Infiniti, in the 1400 block of S. 18th Street. The officers checked the license plate through their Mobile Data Terminal, which revealed that the license plate was registered to a Nissan. The officers signaled for the male operator to stop. The vehicle fled at a high rate of speed through several streets and eventually struck a parked unoccupied vehicle and the exterior of a building in the 1400 block of Wharton Street. The male exited the vehicle and fled on foot with a handgun in his hand. Uniformed officers pursued the offender, on foot, for several blocks, while giving him verbal commands to stop and surrender. In the 1200 block of S. Carlisle Street, the offender partially turned toward the officers, while still holding the gun in his hand. In response two officers discharged their weapons, missing the offender. The offender fell to the ground and dropped his weapon in the 1200 block of S. Carlisle Street. The offender got back up and ran north on Carlisle Street, where a third uniformed officer deployed an Electronic Control Weapon at him. The offender then ran west in the 1400 block of Federal Street, where he was apprehended after a brief struggle. The offender was treated at Jefferson University Hospital for minor lacerations. The offenders’ firearm, a .40 caliber semi-automatic pistol, with an extended magazine, and an obliterated serial number, loaded with 20 live rounds, was recovered at the scene. There were no other injuries as a result of this incident.
PhiladelphiaNo hits
38
6/3/20151NYUMU
Call For Service
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Wednesday, June 3, 2015, at approximately 11:01 A.M., uniformed officers, in a marked police vehicle, responded to a Police Radio assignment of “Person with gun,” at 54th and Hazlehurst Streets. While surveying the area, the officers observed two males fitting the provided description at Hazlehurst Street and Georges Lane. The officers pulled up to the males and one of the officers exited the vehicle, at which time one of the males fled on foot, south on Georges Lane. The officer that remained in the police vehicle followed the fleeing male in the police vehicle, as the initial officer pursued on foot. In the 1700 block of Georges Lane, the male produced a handgun and pointed the weapon at the officer in the police vehicle, as the officer paralleled him. Upon seeing the weapon, the officer in the police vehicle discharged his weapon at the offender, apparently missing him. The offender continued to run and turned east onto the 5300 block of Columbia Avenue, with both officers still in pursuit. The officer in the police vehicle attempted to cut the offender off with his vehicle, making contact with the offender, who fell to the ground. The offender got back up and continued to run east on Columbia Avenue, with the first officer still in foot pursuit. The offender turned and pointed his handgun at the officer who was pursuing on foot, at which time the officer discharged his weapon, striking the offender. The offender threw his handgun under a parked car and fled through a cut-out in a fence that led down to railroad tracks, where he was ultimately apprehended. The offender was transported to Presbyterian Hospital and treated for his injuries. The offenders’ firearm, a .38 caliber revolver, loaded with 6 live rounds, was recovered at the scene. There were no other injuries as a result of this incident.
Philadelphia
39
6/4/20152F;NY;UUM;MUCrimeNA1UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Thursday, June 4, 2015, at approximately 11:29 P.M., an off-duty police detective, in civilian attire, was inside a pizza shop in the 6900 block of Rising Sun Avenue when two males, one armed with a gun, entered the restaurant, and announced a robbery. The offender with the gun took $20.00 from the off-duty detective and ordered the detective to the floor. Both offenders momentarily turned their attention toward the employees, at which time the detective drew his weapon and identified himself as a police officer. The offender discharged his weapon at the detective. In response, the detective discharged his weapon, striking the armed offender. The offender with the weapon dropped it in the restaurant, as both offenders fled north on Rising Sun and then east onto the 500 block of Tyson Avenue. The offender who had been shot, collapsed in the 500 block of Tyson Avenue and was pronounced deceased at the scene. The second male eluded apprehension. The offenders’ firearm, a revolver-blank gun, containing two fired “blank” rounds and four live “blank” rounds, was recovered at the scene. There were no other reported injuries as a result of this incident.
PhiladelphiaBlank gun
40
6/7/20151NNUMU
Suspicious person
NA1UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Sunday, June 7, 2015, at approximately 1:45 A.M., an off-duty police officer, in civilian attire, accompanied by a friend, went to the 1400 block of N. Myrtlewood Street to purchase a cell phone from an unknown male, who the friend had been communicating with on Facebook. The officer parked his vehicle at the corner of Myrtlewood and Jefferson Streets and remained inside. The friend exited the vehicle and approached an unknown male who was sitting on the steps of a property located on the 1400 block of N. Myrtlewood Street. The officer observed the offender pull out what appeared to be a shotgun during the transaction. The officer exited his vehicle, at which time the offender pointed his weapon at the officer. In response, the officer discharged his weapon, apparently missing the offender. The offender fled and was lost in the area. The offender’s gun was recovered at the scene and determined to be a BB gun. There were no reported injuries as a result of this incident.
Philadelphia
BB gun; off-duty; no hits
41
6/22/20151NNUMU
Suspicious person
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Monday, June 22, 2015, at approximately 1:05 A.M., uniformed officers in a marked police vehicle attempted to stop a male in 2400 block of north Colorado Street. As one of the officers exited the police vehicle, the male fled while holding his right hand at his front waistband area. The officer pursued the male on foot, southbound on Colorado Street, and observed the male ducking behind an unattended parked vehicle. The male then ran into an alley on the block with the officer still in foot pursuit. As the officer entered the alley, the male turned and pushed the pursuing officer, who then shoved the offender backward. The offender continued to flee into a vacant lot on the 2400 block of N. 17th Street, where he turned toward the officer with his right hand in his waistband. In response, the officer discharged his firearm, apparently missing the offender. The offender turned and then fled southbound on 17th Street. The pursuing officer lost sight of the offender in the area of 2400 N. 17th Street. Area hospitals were checked for shooting victims with negative results. There were no reported injuries as a result of this incident.
PhiladelphiaNo hits
42
7/17/20151NYUMU
Call For Service
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Friday, July 17, 2015, at approximately 6:59 P.M., uniformed officers in marked police vehicles responded to a radio call of a man with a gun at 8th & Green Streets. Responding officers observed a male in the area of the 700 block of north 8th Street who was facing away from them. Upon exiting their vehicles, they observed a firearm inside of the male’s rear pants pocket. The male was ordered to stop; however, he ignored multiple verbal commands, turned facing the officers and while walking backwards, reached towards his rear waistband area with his right hand. In response, one officer discharged his firearm striking the offender in the upper right chest. Police transported the offender to Hahnemann University Hospital where he was listed in critical but stable condition. Police recovered the male’s firearm, a 380 caliber, which was loaded with six (6) live rounds. There were no other injuries resulting from this incident.
Philadelphia
43
7/22/20151FYUMUArrest warrantNANAUU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Wednesday, July 22, 2015, at approximately 6:00 A.M., uniformed SWAT officers, went to an apartment in the 800 block of Riverside Drive to execute an arrest warrant for a male wanted for homicide. Upon their arrival, the officers announced their presence, before breaching the apartment door. The male being sought on the homicide warrant was lying on a sofa and immediately discharged a firearm, striking one of the SWAT officers in the abdominal area. The officer’s ballistic vest absorbed the bullet fired by the offender. The officer that had been struck by the gunfire returned fire, striking the offender. The offender fell to the floor, dropping his weapon. The officer was transported to Aria-Torresdale Hospital where he was treated. The offender was transported to Aria-Torresdale Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The offenders’ firearm, a .40 caliber semi-automatic pistol, with an obliterated serial number, loaded with thirteen live rounds, was recovered at the scene. There were no other reported injuries as a result of the firearm discharge.
Philadelphia
44
8/26/20151NYUMU
Call For Service
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Wednesday, August 26, 2015, at approximately 5:59 A.M., uniformed officers in a marked police vehicle, responded to a Police Radio assignment of a “Robbery, point of gun,” at 60 th and Spruce Streets. While surveying the area, the officers observed a male fitting the provided description in the 200 block of S. Edgewood Street. Upon seeing the officers the male fled north on Edgewood Street, toward Walnut Street. One of the officers exited the police vehicle and pursued the male on foot, as the second officer pursued him in the police vehicle. Both officers observed a gun in the male‘s hand as he fled. The offender fled onto the 100 block of south 61 st Street, where he stopped, turned, and pointed his gun toward the corner of 61 st and Walnut Streets, appearing to wait for the officer who was pursuing on foot to turn the corner. The officer in the police vehicle drove onto 61 st Street and pulled alongside the offender. The officer drew his weapon and ordered the offender to drop the gun. The offender did not comply, at which time the officer discharged his weapon, striking the offender. The offender was then apprehended and transported to Penn­Presbyterian Hospital for treatment. The offender’s gun, a 9MM semi­automatic pistol, loaded with six live rounds, was recovered at the scene. The complainant who reported the robbery identified the offender in a photo array, as the male that had robbed him at gunpoint. There were no other injuries as a result of this discharge incident.
Philadelphia
45
8/26/20151NYUMUCrimeNANAUU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Wednesday, August 26, 2015, at approximately 9:08 P.M., plainclothes 14th District Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) members observed a narcotics transaction while conducting surveillance. They subsequently began to pursue the males involved in the transaction on foot. During the foot pursuit, on the 100 block of E. Pastorius Street, one of the males discharged a weapon at the officers. Several officers then discharged their weapons at the offender, missing him. The offender ran through a driveway behind the 100 block of E. Tulpehocken Street, where he climbed a fence and was ultimately apprehended. The offender’s firearm, an empty 9MM semi-automatic pistol was recovered at the scene. There were no injuries as a result of this discharge incident
PhiladelphiaNo hits
46
9/14/20151NNUMU
Search warrant
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Monday, 9/14/15, at approximately 5:50 A.M., as a result of an ongoing investigation in reference to a robbery, point of gun, uniformed officers responded to a property in the 1500 block of W. Lehigh Avenue. The property was secured, while awaiting a search and seizure warrant. One uniformed officer was positioned in front of the property and one uniformed officer was positioned in the rear of the property. The officer in the rear of the property heard noises coming from the rear second story rooftop and observed a male on the roof, walking toward him. The officer ordered the male to stop, but the male ignored the officer’s commands. In response, the officer discharged his weapon, missing the male. The male re-entered the property and voluntarily exited the front door, along with several other occupants. A search and seizure warrant was subsequently executed on the property and no weapons were recovered. There were no injuries as a result of this discharge incident
PhiladelphiaNo hits
47
11/16/20151NNUMU
Call For Service
NA1UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Monday, November 16, 2015 at approximately 2:50 A.M., a uniformed officer in a marked police vehicle responded to a Police Radio assignment of a “male armed with a knife,” in the 3200 block of F Street. Upon the officer’s arrival, a male armed with a knife, approached his patrol car and attempted to stab him through the open driver’s door window. The officer accelerated his vehicle forward to a safe distance, exited the vehicle, and drew his weapon. The offender continued toward the officer with the knife raised. In response, the officer discharged his weapon, striking the offender. The offender was subsequently apprehended and transported to Temple University Hospital for treatment. The offender’s knife, which had a 4½-inch blade, was recovered at the scene. There were no other injuries as a result of this discharge incident.
Philadelphia
Knife recovered
48
9/21/20141NYUMU
Call For Service
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Sunday, 9/21/14, at approximately 8:53 P.M., plainclothes officers, in an unmarked police vehicle, responded to a Police Radio assignment of a man with a gun, in the 1500 block of N. Frazier Street. Upon their arrival, the officers observed a male fitting the provided description. Two of the plainclothes officers exited the unmarked police vehicle, at which time the offender fled to the 1500 block of N. 57th Street, with the officers in foot pursuit. As they pursued the offender, the officers observed the offender pull a firearm from his waistband. At one point, the offender turned toward the officers with the firearm in hand. In response, both officers discharged their weapons, striking the offender. The offender was transported to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for treatment. There were no other injuries as a result of this incident. The offender’s firearm, a 9MM, semi-automatic pistol, with an extended magazine, loaded with twenty-one rounds, was recovered at the scene.
Philadelphia
49
9/30/20141NYUMUSuspectNA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Tuesday, 9/30/14, at approximately 8:56 P.M., plainclothes officers, in an unmarked police vehicle, were traveling south on Wister Street, when they observed three males standing on the northwest corner of Wister Street and 65th Avenue. Both officers believed one of the three males resembled a male wanted for a recent homicide. One of the officers exited the police vehicle, at which time all three males fled on foot. The officer that had exited the unmarked police vehicle pursued one of the males on foot. While in pursuit, the officer observed this male produce a black handgun. This offender fled into an alley behind the 5800 block of Crittenden Street, where the officer lost him. Simultaneously, the second officer, who had remained in the police vehicle, observed another of the three males produce a silver semi-automatic handgun as he ran south on Wister Street. This officer followed this offender to 5700 Crittenden Street, where the offender ran behind a parked, unattended box truck. The officer exited the unmarked police vehicle, at which time the offender re-emerged from behind the box truck and pointed the silver handgun at the officer. In response, the officer discharged his weapon, missing the offender. The offender fled and was lost in the area. Officers from the SWAT and Canine units were called to the area to conduct a search for the three males. The males were not located. In addition, area hospitals were checked for individuals with gunshot injuries. None were located. There were no reported injuries as a result of this incident. No weapons were recovered.
PhiladelphiaNo hits
50
10/29/20141NNUMUSuspectNA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Wednesday, October 29, 2014, uniformed officers, in a marked police vehicle, were in the area of 7300 Ditman Street, when they observed a vehicle that fit the description of a vehicle involved in a previous abduction. The vehicle was parked, as the officers exited their vehicle and approached. One officer approached the driver’s side, while a second officer approached the passenger side of the vehicle. The male placed his vehicle in reverse and began to back-up. As the vehicle moved in reverse, the sweater of the officer on the driver side of the vehicle became entangled with the moving vehicle and the vehicle began to drag the officer. The offender then placed his vehicle in drive and began to drive forward, still dragging the officer. Upon seeing his partner being dragged, the officer on the passenger side of the vehicle drew his weapon and discharged the weapon, striking the rear window of the vehicle. The officer being dragged broke free and the offender fled in his vehicle east on Cottman Avenue. A third uniformed officer in a marked police vehicle observed the vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed on Cottman Avenue and initiated a pursuit. The offender’s vehicle became involved in an auto accident at Frankford Avenue and Convent Lane, where he was ultimately apprehended after a brief foot pursuit. One officer involved in the apprehension of the offender deployed an Electronic Control Weapon to affect the offender’s arrest. The offender was transported to Aria-Torresdale Hospital for treatment resulting from the use of the Electronic Control Weapon. The offender was subsequently identified by the initial officers. There were no injuries as a result of the discharge incident. No weapon was recovered.
Philadelphia
Vehicle as weapon; No hits; No weapon recovered
51
11/12/20141NNUMU
Call For Service
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Wednesday, November 12, 2014, at 9:35 PM, uniformed officers, in a marked police vehicle, responded to a Police Radio assignment of “a person with a gun” inside a vehicle, in the 2000 block of Oxford Street. Upon their arrival, the officers observed the vehicle in question parked in the 2000 block of Oxford Street. Several pedestrians on the block pointed at the vehicle, saying, “That’s him.” The vehicle then began to travel west on Oxford Street. The officers activated their vehicle’s emergency equipment and followed the vehicle. The vehicle stopped at the intersection of 21st and Oxford Streets, where the offender exited the vehicle and walked toward the officers. The officers exited their vehicle, and ordered the offender to get back into his vehicle, which he did. Once back in his vehicle the offender began to slowly drive away. One of the officers moved to the driver door of the offender’s vehicle and instructed the offender stop the vehicle. The offender ignored the officer and began to drive forward. The officer grabbed onto the driver side mirror of the vehicle and was dragged for several feet. As he was being dragged, the officer discharged his weapon, striking the offender. The officer broke free from the vehicle and the vehicle fled north on 21st Street and was lost in the area. The vehicle was located in the 2100 block of N. Lambert Street. The offender was later located at Thomas Jefferson Hospital where he was being treated. The offender was subsequently identified by the initial officers. No weapon was recovered.
Philadelphia
52
11/30/20141NYUMUTrafficNA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Saturday, 11/30/14, at approximately 8:34 P.M., uniformed officers, in a marked police vehicle, stopped a vehicle for traffic violations in the unit block of Reger Street. The vehicle was occupied by four males. Once the vehicle stopped, the front seat passenger exited the vehicle and ran into a property on the unit block. One of the officers pursued the offender into the property. Once inside a struggle ensued between the offender and the officer. During the struggle, the officer observed the offender reach for a silver handgun in his waistband area. In response, the officer drew and fired his weapon, striking the offender. The officer’s partner entered the residence, observed the struggle, and discharged his Electronic Control Weapon, missing the offender. The offender was transported to Albert Einstein Medical Center for treatment. The offender’s firearm, an H&R, .22 caliber revolver, loaded with nine live rounds was recovered at the scene. The three unknown males who were in the vehicle with the offender fled the scene and remain unidentified at this time. There were no other injuries as a result of this incident.
Philadelphia
53
12/15/20141FYUMUTrafficNA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Monday, December 15, 2014, at approximately 2:40 A.M., uniformed officers, in a marked police vehicle, stopped a vehicle for traffic violations (headlights were not on) in the 6600 block of Frankford Avenue. The vehicle was occupied by one male. Upon approaching the vehicle1 , one of the officers observed a firearm inside the vehicle. The officers instructed the male operator of the vehicle to exit the vehicle. As the male exited the vehicle, a struggle ensued between the male and the officers. At one point, the offender reached for his waistband, after which he broke free from the officers. The offender ran to the passenger side of his vehicle and was reaching for the weapon in the vehicle2 , when one of the officers discharged his weapon, striking the offender. The offender was pronounced by Fire Rescue at scene. The weapon, a stolen .22 caliber Taurus, semi-automatic pistol, loaded with eight live rounds, was recovered from inside the vehicle. The weapon was reported stolen on 7-8- 13. There were no other injuries as a result of this incident. Updates to the summary based on the completed investigation are: 1. One of the officers observed a firearm inside the vehicle during the course of the vehicle stop. 2. The offender ran behind the vehicle heading toward the passenger side of his vehicle.
Philadelphia
Narrative was updated in an extremely suspicious way
54
1/11/20141NYUMU
Suspicious person
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Saturday, 1/11/14, at approximately 9:32 P.M., uniformed officers, in a marked police vehicle, observed a male adjusting his waistband while standing with a group of people in front of a store, located in the 2800 block of Tasker Street. The officers summoned the male to their police vehicle, at which time the offender fled on foot to the 1600 block of S. Dover Street. One of the officers pursued the offender on foot and observed him remove a handgun from his waistband as he ran. The officer ordered the offender to drop the weapon. The offender did not comply, at which point the officer discharged his weapon, striking the offender. The offender dropped his weapon, but continued to run. The offender was apprehended in the 1700 block of S. 29th Street without further incident. The offender’s .380 caliber weapon, loaded with eight live rounds, was recovered at the scene.
Philadelphia
55
1/13/20141NNUMUCrimeNA1UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Monday, 1/13/14, at approximately 4:12 P.M., an on-duty police detective in civilian attire, along with an agent from the Attorney General’s Office, were in an unmarked police vehicle traveling east in the 3100 block of Morris Street, when they observed a male walking west on Morris Street with the barrel of a rifle protruding from his jacket. The police detective exited the unmarked police vehicle and identified himself to the offender. The offender fled north on Corlies Street. At one point, the offender stopped and pointed a rifle at the detective. In response, the detective discharged his weapon, missing the offender. The offender then discarded the rifle, but continued to flee. The offender was temporarily lost in the area. Approximately forty-minutes later, the offender was apprehended in the 1400 block of South 26th Street. One “BB” gun rifle was recovered at the scene. There were no reported injuries as a result of this firearm discharge.
Philadelphia
No hits; BB gun
56
1/27/20141NYUMUCrimeNA4UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Monday, 1/27/14, at approximately 2:58 A.M., uniformed Philadelphia Housing Authority Police Officers observed an offender discharging a firearm at an unknown person in the 1500 block of Judson Way. The offender fled on foot with the Housing Officers in pursuit. A uniformed Philadelphia Police Officer, in a marked police vehicle, joined in the pursuit of the offender. The offender ran into a field located in the 2400 block of Stewart Street, where he pointed his weapon in the pursuing officers’ direction. The Philadelphia Police Officer, two Philadelphia Housing Officers, and an FBI Agent, who responded as back-up, all discharged their weapons, striking the offender. The offender dropped his weapon, was apprehended and transported to the Hahnemann University Hospital by a Fire Rescue Unit. The male’s weapon, a .380 caliber semi-automatic pistol, loaded with four live rounds, was recovered at the scene
Philadelphia
Also involved Philadelphia Housing and an FBI agent
57
1/30/20141NNUMU
Call For Service
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Thursday, 1/30/14, at approximately 12:42 A.M., a uniformed officer in a marked unit responded to a Police Radio assignment to assist an officer in foot pursuit of a male in the 600 block of Creighton Street. The offender, who was wanted for narcotics violations, fled into a rear yard in the 600 block of Creighton Street. While climbing a sixfoot, chain link fence, the original pursuing officer fell into the snow covered yard and was subsequently attacked by the offender. The offender began to punch the officer and attempted to remove the officer’s weapon from the holster. The arriving back-up officer observed the offender attempting to gain control of the downed officer’s weapon, so he drew his weapon and discharged the weapon, striking the offender. The offender was transported to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for treatment. Several packets of Crack Cocaine were recovered from the offender. No weapon was recovered.
Philadelphia
Tried to get officer's gun
58
2/4/20141FNUMU
Call For Service
NA1UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Tuesday, 2/04/14, at approximately 3:55 P.M., a uniformed officer on foot patrol in the area of the 6500 block of Castor Avenue was approached by a male complainant who reported that he was the victim of a strong arm robbery. The complainant pointed to a male who was walking away and informed the officer that the he had taken his cellular telephone. The officer approached the offender and while attempting to check the offender for weapons a struggle ensued. The officer activated his Electronic Control Weapon against the offender, but it had no effect. The offender ran into the rear driveway of a business, where the officer activated his Electronic Control Weapon against the male a second time, but once again it had no effect. The offender fled onto the 1300 block of Hellerman Street, where a struggle ensued between the officer and the offender. During the struggle, the officer utilized his Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) spray on the offender, but that too had no effect. The struggle continued with the offender and the officer falling to the ground. While on top of the officer, the offender began to bang the officer’s head into the ground. The officer was able to get to his feet, at which point the offender moved toward the officer. In response, the officer drew his weapon and discharged the weapon, striking the offender. The offender fell to the ground. The offender was transported to the Albert Einstein Medical Center where he was pronounced. The officer was transported to the Albert Einstein Medical Center, where he was treated for head injuries and released. No weapon was recovered.
Philadelphia
Used ECW and pepper spray
59
2/7/20141NYUMU
Suspicious person
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Friday, 2/07/14, at approximately 11:32 P.M., uniformed officers in a marked police vehicle attempted to stop and investigate three males wearing ski masks in the 5200 block of N. Marvine Street. The officers exited their police vehicle, at which time the offenders fled. The officers notified Police Radio of the situation and pursued the offenders on foot. At one point, one of the fleeing offenders stopped behind a parked car and pointed a handgun in the direction of one of the officers. In response, the officer discharged his weapon, missing the offender. The offender dropped his weapon and was subsequently apprehended without further incident. The .22 caliber revolver that the offender discarded was recovered. It was found loaded with nine live rounds. The two other offenders were apprehended by responding officers. Two additional weapons, a .32 caliber revolver, loaded with five live rounds and a .32 caliber semiautomatic pistol, loaded with ten live rounds, were recovered at the scene. A small quantity of Crack-Cocaine was also recovered from one of the males. There were no injuries as a result of this incident
PhiladelphiaNo hits
60
3/8/20141NNUMUOff-dutyNA1UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Saturday, 3/08/14, at approximately 11:53 A.M., an off-duty police officer was outside of his residence, working on his private vehicle, when a dog, being walked by a male, defecated on the off-duty officer’s front lawn. The off-duty officer told the offender to clean up the mess. A verbal argument ensued, after which the offender left the scene. A short time later, the offender returned to the off-duty officer’s residence without his dog. A physical altercation ensued, during which the off-duty officer was punched several times in the face and head. At one point during the altercation, the offender pulled the off-duty officer’s hooded sweatshirt over his face. The off-duty officer then drew his weapon, which was holstered on his right hip, and discharged it, striking the offender. The offender fell to the ground and he was subsequently transported to Albert Einstein Medical Center for treatment. The off-duty officer was transported to Jeanes Hospital, where he was treated for facial lacerations and bruise
Philadelphiaoff-duty
61
3/25/20141NYUMUCrimeNANAUU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Tuesday, 3/25/14, at approximately 5:29 P.M., uniformed officers in marked police vehicles were assisting DHS personnel in the 4800 block of N. Palethorpe Street, when they heard multiple gunshots coming from the 100 block of W. Louden Street. The officers ran to the intersection of Palethorpe and Louden Streets, where they observed two males, both armed with handguns, running west on Louden Street towards the officers. Upon seeing the officers, one of the offenders dropped his weapon, a .40 caliber semi-automatic pistol, and was subsequently arrested without incident. The second offender discharged his weapon, a 9MM semi-automatic pistol, at one of the officers. In response, the officer discharged his weapon, striking the offender. The offender dropped his weapon, was arrested without further incident and transported to the hospital for treatment. A third male, suffering from a gunshot wound, was located in the 4700 block of Mascher Street. A 9MM semi-automatic pistol was recovered beneath a parked vehicle near this offender. The third male was transported to Temple University Hospital for treatment. One .40 caliber semi-automatic pistols, loaded with one live round, one empty 9MM semi-automatic pistol, and one 9MM semi-automatic pistol, loaded with fifteen live rounds, were recovered at the scene.
Philadelphia
62
4/22/20141UUUUUNANANAUU
Philadelphia Police Department
Philadelphia
No report available
63
4/26/20141NNUMUTrafficNA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Saturday, 4/26/14, at approximately 11:47 PM, uniformed officers, in a marked police vehicle, stopped a vehicle for traffic violations at Media and Conestoga Streets. The vehicle was occupied by two males and one female. During the course of the vehicle investigation, the rear passenger provided a false name to the officers. The officers directed the male to exit the vehicle. The offender exited the vehicle and engaged in a struggle with the officers. During the struggle, one of the officers deployed his Electronic Control Weapon (ECW)1 on the offender, as the other officer struck the offender on the legs with his baton; however, the offender continued to struggle. At one point, the offender attempted to pull one of the officer’s firearms from the holster. In response, the second officer drew his weapon and discharged it, striking the offender. The offender then fled on foot and was apprehended in the 5400 block of Sharswood Street. The offender was transported to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for treatment. Both officers sustained abrasion injuries to their hands and knees. There were no other reported injuries as a result of the firearm discharge. No weapon was recovered. It was later determined that the offender was wanted for a probation violation for a prior robbery arrest. 1 An Electronic Control Weapon – commonly referred to by the brand name “Taser” – discharges small electrical charges that cause muscle contractions and override voluntary motor response
Philadelphia
Tried to get officer's gun
64
5/23/20141NYUMU
Call For Service
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Friday, May 23, 2014, at approximately 4:16 PM, uniformed officers, in a marked police vehicle responded to a Police Radio assignment of a “Burglary in Progress” in the 4300 block of north Franklin Street. Upon their arrival, the officers observed a male walking away from a group of males who were standing in front of the burglary location. The male grabbed at his waistband as he walked away. The officers exited their police vehicle, at which time the offender produced a firearm and fled on foot. The officers pursued the offender on foot to the 4400 block of north 8th Street, where the offender turned and pointed his firearm at the officers. In response, both officers discharged their firearms, striking the offender. The offender was transported to Temple University Hospital for treatment. There were no other reported injuries as a result of the firearm discharge. A 9MM semi-automatic pistol, loaded with nine rounds, was recovered at the scene.
Philadelphia
65
5/26/20141NYUMU
Call For Service
NA3UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Monday, May 26, 2014, at approximately 5:24 PM several uniformed officers, responded in marked police vehicles to a police radio assignment of a “male with a gun” at 56th Street and Wyalusing Avenue. Officers received a description of the male and were informed that he was walking with a second male. Two of the responding uniformed officers, working in a marked police vehicle, observed two males, fitting the provided description walking at 56th Street and Wyalusing Avenue. When the officers attempted to stop the males, one fled on foot, running south on 56th Street toward Westminster Avenue. One of the officers pursued the male on foot. Two additional responding uniformed officers drove their marked vehicle south on 56th Street, just past the fleeing offender. As the police vehicle stopped, the offender pointed a firearm toward the officers. The officer driving the police vehicle then discharged his weapon at the offender. The offender continued to flee, with the initial officer still pursuing him. The passenger in the second responding police vehicle exited the vehicle and observed the offender turn and point a firearm at the officers. In response, that officer discharged his weapon at the offender. Simultaneously, the officer who was pursuing the offender on foot discharged his weapon at the offender. The offender collapsed in the street and the firearm fell from his hand. The offender was transported to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for treatment. Plastic jars containing marijuana were recovered from the scene and one jar of marijuana was recovered from the offender’s pocket. A loaded, 9MM semi-automatic pistol, dropped by the offender, and a magazine loaded with eight live rounds were recovered at the scene.
Philadelphia
66
6/15/20142N;NY;YUM;MUCrimeNA1UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Sunday, June 15, 2014, at approximately 3:16 PM, uniformed officers, in a marked police vehicle, heard gunshots in the area of 3200 N. Randolph Street. One of the officers ran through a nearby alley to investigate and observed two offenders discharging firearms. The officer drew his weapon and ordered the offenders to drop their firearms. The suspects did not comply and turned toward the officer with the firearms in their hands. In response, the officer discharged his weapon striking the offenders. The offenders ran through an alley. Responding officers apprehended one of the offenders at the corner of Fairhill Street and Allegheny Avenue. The second offender was apprehended inside a house in the 3200 block of N. Fairhill Street. Both offenders were transported to Temple University Hospital for treatment. A search and seizure warrant was obtained and one empty, 9MM semi-automatic pistol, was recovered from inside the house that the second offender had fled into. There were no other injuries as a result of this incident.
Philadelphia
67
6/23/20141NYUMUCrimeNA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Monday, June 23, 2014, at approximately 1:12 PM, on-duty officers, in civilian attire, operating an unmarked police vehicle, were traveling west in the 1800 block of Plymouth Street, while surveying the area for a male wanted in a previous homicide. A male, operating a Ford Explorer, was traveling behind the officers’ slow moving vehicle, and began beeping his horn at the officers. At 19th and Plymouth Streets, the officers pulled their unmarked vehicle to the south curb in order to allow the Ford Explorer to pass. As the Ford Explorer drove past the unmarked police vehicle, one of the officers observed the operator pointing a firearm at the officers. Both officers exited their vehicle and discharged their firearms, striking the offender. The offender then drove his vehicle north on 19th Street and turned east on Cheltenham Avenue, where he was stopped by an on-duty police detective. The offender exited his moving vehicle, fell to the ground, and was run over by the left rear tire. The vehicle continued forward for approximately one block, where it made contact with a parked and unattended vehicle. The offender was transported to Albert Einstein Medical Center for treatment. A 9MM semi-automatic pistol, loaded with ten rounds, was recovered from the driver’s side front floor of the Ford Explorer. There were no other reported injuries as a result of the firearm discharge.
PhiladelphiaUnmarked car
68
6/26/20141NYUMUTrafficNA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at approximately 9:21 PM, uniformed officers, in a marked police vehicle, stopped a vehicle for traffic violations in the 100 block of W. Champlost Street. The vehicle was occupied by two males. As a result of the driver acting nervous, the officers asked him to step out of the vehicle for further investigation. While conducting the investigation, the offender told the officers that he had a firearm. The officers then attempted to secure the offender as he attempted to flee. One of the officers grabbed the offender, at which time he proceeded to draw his firearm. At that point, both officers drew their weapons and discharged them, striking the offender. The offender threw his firearm and fell to the ground. The offender was transported to Albert Einstein Medical Center for treatment. A .380 semi-automatic pistol, loaded with eight live rounds, was recovered at the scene. There were no other injuries as a result of this incident.
Philadelphia
69
7/21/20141NYUMU
Call For Service
NANAUU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Monday, 7/21/14, at approximately 8:42 A.M., uniformed SWAT officers, in marked police vehicles were assigned to a “barricaded male” incident in the 1800 block of Sepviva Street. The male was inside a GMC pickup truck, armed with a handgun, despondent over his relationship with his girlfriend, and was threatening suicide. During the approximately two-hour standoff, the offender momentarily exited his vehicle without his firearm, to retrieve a cigarette offered by negotiators. SWAT officers discharged a “beanbag1 ” round, striking the offender and simultaneously deployed a “flashbang” distraction device, in an effort to apprehend the offender. The offender was able to reenter his truck and retrieve his firearm. One of the SWAT officers, positioned next to the driver’s door of the truck, discharged two rounds from his weapon, missing the offender, but striking the vehicle. SWAT officers were then able to apprehend the offender without further incident. The offender was treated at Episcopal Hospital for an abrasion injury as a result of the “beanbag” round. In addition, the male was admitted for a psychiatric evaluation. There were no other injuries as a result of the firearm discharge. The offender’s 9MM semi-automatic pistol, loaded with six rounds, was recovered from the pick-up truck. 1 A less than lethal round that’s made of a soft cloth bag of bird shot that’s used to stop or knock down a suspect.
PhiladelphiaNo hits
70
7/30/20141NYUMU
Call For Service
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Wednesday, 7/30/14, at approximately 4:26 P.M., uniformed officers, in a marked police vehicle, responded to a shooting incident in the 3000 block of W. Page Street. Upon their arrival, the officers were informed by a witness, that two offenders entered a house in the 3200 block of W. Page Street. Officers secured the property. As one of the officers was positioned in the rear alley of the property, one of the offenders exited the rear door, armed with a firearm. The offender ignored commands to drop the weapon, at which time the officer discharged his weapon, striking the offender. The offender was transported to Temple University Hospital for treatment. There were no other reported injuries as a result of this incident. The offender’s firearm, a .380 caliber, semi-automatic pistol, loaded with eight rounds, was recovered at the scene.
Philadelphia
71
7/30/20141NNUMU
Call For Service
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Wednesday, 7/30/14, at approximately 5:22 P.M., plainclothes officers were contacted by a complainant, who told them that his motorcycle had been stolen two days prior. The complainant was contacted by a male who offered to return his motorcycle for the sum of $1500.00. The complainant agreed to meet the male at Island and Elmwood Avenues to retrieve his motorcycle. One of the plainclothes officers identified a red Ford, in the 7300 block of Passyunk Avenue, occupied by two males, as the offenders in possession of the motorcycle. One of the plainclothes officers approached the driver of the red Ford and placed him under arrest. The passenger of the red Ford slid across the front seat, placed the vehicle in gear, and drove forward, toward a second plainclothes officer. The officer moved to the side and the offender drove over the officer’s right foot. The officer then discharged his weapon, striking the offender. The offender drove the vehicle from the scene at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was located in the 2200 block of S. 56th Street, unattended. A blood trail led arresting officers to the front steps of a property in the 5500 block of Wheeler Street, where the offender was placed under arrest. The offender was transported to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for treatment. There were no other reported injuries as a result of this incident. No weapon was recovered.
Philadelphia
Plainclothes; vehicle as weapon
72
8/1/20141FYUMU
Call For Service
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Friday, 8/01/14, at approximately 12:47 A.M., uniformed officers, in a marked police vehicle, responded to a Police Radio assignment of a burglary alarm at a residence in the 900 block of Wakeling Street. Upon their arrival, the officers were met by a female complainant who indicated that there was a problem inside the property. At this time, a male came to door and the officers requested his identification. This male did not comply and went back into the house. The officers then heard a struggle coming from inside the property and a second male appeared stating that he was being robbed. A struggle ensued and the offender placed a gun against the head of one of the officers. The officer smacked the offender’s hand away and discharged his weapon, striking the offender. The offender was pronounced deceased at the scene. There were no other reported injuries as a result of this incident. The offender’s firearm, a Glock, semi-automatic pistol, loaded with thirteen rounds, was recovered at the scene.
Philadelphia
73
8/19/20141FYUMU
Call For Service
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Tuesday, 8/19/14, at approximately 12:47 A.M., uniformed officers, in a marked police vehicle, responded to a Police Radio assignment of a man with a gun in the 6400 block of Ditman Street. While patrolling the area, officers observed a male fitting the provided description, armed with a handgun, in the 6500 block of Torresdale Avenue. The two uniformed officers exited their police vehicle and ordered the offender to stop and to drop his gun. The offender discharged his weapon at the officers, striking one of the officers in the head. Both officers discharged their weapons in response. Simultaneously, additional uniformed officers, in marked police vehicles, arrived and observed the exchange of gunfire between the offender and the initial officers. The arriving uniformed officers exited their police vehicle, at which time the offender pointed and discharged his weapon in their direction. In response, both officers discharged their weapons, as the offender fled west in the 4600 block of Magee Avenue. The offender fell to the ground and was transported to Aria-Torresdale Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased. The injured officer was transported to Albert Einstein Medical Center for treatment. The offender’s firearm, a .32 caliber, six shot revolver, loaded with six fired cartridge casings, was recovered at the scene.
Philadelphia
74
8/21/20141NYUMU
Suspicious person
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Friday, 8/21/14, at approximately 10:38 P.M., uniformed officers, in a marked police vehicle, attempted to conduct a pedestrian investigation of a male riding a bicycle in the 2200 block of Delhi Street. As one of the officers exited the police vehicle, the male began to pedal away from the officer with his right hand in his waistband. While pedaling away from the officer, the male fell from his bicycle and began running north on Delhi Street, with the officer in foot pursuit. The offender ran into an open lot where he pulled a handgun from his waistband. As he ran, the offender turned and faced the officer with the gun in his hand. The officer slipped on the wet grass and fell to the ground. The offender then discharged his weapon one time. The officer jumped to his feet and observed the offender again facing him with the gun in his hand. In response, the officer discharged his weapon, missing the offender. The offender again fled and was apprehended by responding officers in a rear alley, behind the 900 block of Susquehanna Avenue. There were no reported injuries as a result of this incident. The offender’s firearm, a 9MM, semi-automatic pistol, loaded seven rounds, was recovered at the scene.
PhiladelphiaNo hits
75
9/7/20142N;NN;NUM;FU
Suspicious vehicle
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Sunday, 9/07/14, at approximately 9:56 P.M., uniformed officers, in a marked police vehicle, observed an occupied Nissan Altima, in the rear parking lot of an apartment complex in the 4800 block of Comly Street. The officers stopped their patrol car perpendicular to the vehicle and exited. The male operator reversed the vehicle, striking a fence, and then accelerated forward. At that point, both officers discharged their weapons at the vehicle. The vehicle struck the driver’s side rear quarter panel of the police vehicle and fled out onto Comly Street and ultimately out of the officers’ sight. Several minutes later, other officers found a female being treated for a gunshot wound at Aria Hospital, South Division, in the company of a male. The female and her male companion were identified by officers as being in the Nissan Altima. Sometime later, the Nissan Altima was located unoccupied, in the rear common driveway of the 6500 block of Vandike Street. The vehicle had multiple strike marks and visible blood inside. The offender was subsequently identified, but was not apprehended. No weapon was recovered.
Philadelphia
Vehicle as weapon
76
9/8/20141NYUMU
Call For Service
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Monday, 9/08/14, at approximately 7:31 P.M., a uniformed sergeant, in a marked police vehicle, responded to a Police Radio assignment of a man with a gun, in the 300 block of N. Robinson Street. Upon his arrival, the sergeant observed a male fitting the provided description walking north on 62nd Street. The sergeant drove past the male, made a U-turn at 62nd and Callowhill Streets and exited his police vehicle; whereupon, he observed the offender armed with a gun in his right hand. The offender ran south on 62nd Street, with the sergeant and a second officer in foot pursuit. The offender then turned toward the sergeant with his hand tucked down by his waist. The sergeant discharged his weapon, missing the offender. The offender raised his hands in the air and surrendered to the officers. Police searched the immediate area and were unable to locate the firearm. There were no reported injuries as a result of this incident. No weapon was recovered.
Philadelphia
No firearm recovered; no hits
77
1/4/20131FNUMUSuspectNA3UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On 1/4/13, at approximately 9:54 P.M., three plain clothes officers in an unmarked police vehicle were surveying the 2500 block of Sydenham Street for a male wanted for a home invasion point of gun. The officers observed a male fitting the provided flash information in the 2500 block of Sydenham Street. One officer exited the vehicle to follow the male. The driver pulled up behind the male. At that time, the second officer exited the vehicle, and identified himself as a police officer and ordered the male to stop. The male ignored the officer’s commands and fled into an alley on Sydenham Street. The two officers pursued the offender on foot. As the first officer reached the alley, he observed the offender reach into his waist area and begin to turn in his direction. In response, the officer discharged his weapon striking the offender. The offender fled approximately 15 feet whereupon he collapsed to the ground. Officers transported the offender to Temple Hospital, where he was pronounced. No weapon was recovered.
PhiladelphiaPlainclothes
78
1/17/20131NNUMU
Suspicious person
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On 1/17/13, at approximately 3:46 P.M., two officers observed a group of males loitering on the corner of Haverford Avenue and Drexel Road. Due to an increase in robberies and narcotic violations in the area, the officers attempted to perform pedestrian investigations on the group of males. As the officers exited the patrol vehicle, one male fled on foot and ran to the rear driveway behind the 7500 block of Malvern Avenue with one officer in foot pursuit. The offender pulled an object from his waistband. The officer discharged his weapon missing the offender. The offender was subsequently placed under arrest. No weapon was recovered.
PhiladelphiaNo hits
79
1/26/20131NNUMU
Suspicious vehicle
NA3UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Thursday, 12/26/13, at approximately 9:09 P.M., a pizza delivery driver exited his Hyundai Sonata, with the engine still running and the keys in the ignition, to make a pizza delivery. The offender entered the vehicle and drove away. The pizza delivery driver reported the vehicle theft to the police. At approximately 9:17 P.M., a uniformed officer, in a marked police vehicle observed the Hyundai and began to follow the vehicle, while notifying Police Radio. At 22nd & Morris Streets, plainclothes officers in an unmarked police vehicle, stopped their vehicle in front of the Hyundai. The plainclothes officers and the uniformed officer approached the Hyundai and the uniformed officer attempted to open the driver’s door of the vehicle, while giving verbal commands to the offender. The offender drove the Hyundai forward, toward one of the plainclothes officers. In response, both the plainclothes officers and the uniformed officer discharged their weapons at the offender, striking him. The offender drove the Hyundai north on 22nd Street where he struck several vehicles before coming to a stop in the 1100 block of S. 22nd Street. The offender then fled on foot before being apprehended by responding officers. The offender was subsequently identified by the pizza delivery driver. The offender was transported to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was treated. There were no other injuries as a result of this incident. No weapon was recovered.
Philadelphia
80
2/1/20131NYUMUSuspectNA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On 2/1/13, at approximately 1:30 P.M., two males entered the Little Caeser’s restaurant at Island and Elmwood Avenues. One male produced a handgun and announced a robbery. A witness entered the restaurant then immediately exited and called 9-1-1. The two offenders subsequently fled with an unknown amount of currency. A video from inside the restaurant was recovered depicting the robbery. Two uniformed officers in a marked patrol vehicle, who were surveying the area for the offender, observed one offender in an alleyway behind the 2600 block of 72nd Street. The offender fled out onto Lloyd Street and one officer exited the patrol car and pursued him on foot. The offender discarded a leather jacket in the 2600 block of Lloyd Street and continued to run. The offender removed a black colored object from his pants pocket. He stopped and turned toward the officer with the object in his hand and the officer discharged his weapon, striking the male. The male fell to the ground. The black leather jacket was recovered and found to have a .40 caliber semi-automatic pistol loaded with eight live rounds in the pocket. An employee was brought to the scene and identified the offender as the gunman from the robbery. The offender was transported to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
81
2/4/20131NNUMU
Suspicious person
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On 2/4/13, at approximately 11:31 P.M., two uniformed officers in a marked patrol vehicle observed a male walking westbound in the 500 block of Westmoreland Street. The officers observed what they described as a bulge in the front right pocket of the offender’s sweatshirt. When the offender got to 6th Street and Glenwood Avenue, the officers told him to stop and show his hands. The offender stopped and turned toward the officers with a black object in his right hand. One of the officers discharged his weapon striking the offender causing him to fall to the ground. No weapon was recovered. The offender was transported to Temple University Hospital.
Philadelphia
Officers thought he had a weapon but he didn't
82
2/28/20131NNUMU
Suspicious vehicle
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On 2/28/13, at approximately 10:15 P.M., two uniformed officers in a marked patrol vehicle were patrolling the area of 27th and Tasker Streets when they heard a gunshot. They then observed two males quickly entering a 2001 Volvo. The vehicle, being operated by a third male, drove from the scene at a high rate of speed. The officers, with their emergency equipment activated, pursued the vehicle for several miles to the 200 block of S. 24th Street, where the driver stopped the vehicle on the west sidewalk. The first two males exited the vehicle and ran north on 24th Street, with one officer in pursuit. The second officer arrested the driver inside the vehicle without incident. The first officer pursued one offender to the 2400 block of Locust Street, where the offender reached at his waistband and turned towards the officer. In response, the officer discharged his weapon striking the offender. The offender was arrested without further incident and was transported to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. The second offender who exited the vehicle was apprehended in the 2400 block of Locust Street without incident by responding officers. This offender was wearing a ballistic vest at the time of his arrest. No weapons were recovered from any of the offenders; however, a loaded Springfield Arms, 9MM semi-automatic pistol was recovered in the street at 24th and Spruce Streets and a loaded Beretta, 9MM semi-automatic pistol was recovered in the street in the 600 block of S. 27th Street. Both weapons were apparently discarded from the moving vehicle during the vehicle pursuit. In addition, one (1), 9MM, fired cartridge casing was collected at 27th and Tasker Streets.
Philadelphia
Offender was armed but dropped the weapon during pursuit, i.e. before getting shot
83
3/7/20131FYUMU
Suspicious person
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On 3/7/13, at approximately 10:40 PM, two uniformed officers observed a male exiting the rear driveway between 5500 Lebanon Avenue and 5500 Diamond Street. The officers attempted to stop the male to conduct a pedestrian investigation. The male immediately fled westbound across 56th Street into the 5600 block of Lebanon Avenue, with one officer in foot pursuit. The second officer followed in the patrol vehicle. The offender ran up the steps to the first landing of a residence in the block, where the first officer caught him and wrestled him to the ground. As they wrestled, the offender produced a handgun and pointed the weapon over his shoulder and fired near the right ear of the officer. The officer pushed the offender’s arm and retreated to the curb. The offender again fired his weapon. The offender then pointed the weapon at the officer, who drew his weapon and discharged it at the offender. The second officer arrived on location and discharged his weapon. The offender fell to the ground and was taken into custody and transported to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was subsequently pronounced. A .22 caliber revolver, loaded with five live rounds and four spent shell casings was recovered at the scene.
Philadelphia
84
3/17/20131NNUMU
Call For Service
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On 3/17/13, at approximately 8:58 P.M., two uniformed officers responded to a radio assignment to enforce commitment papers in the 1900 block of Ashley Street. Upon arrival, family members indicated that they had mental health commitment paperwork for a male who resided there. The family members informed the officers that the male was upstairs and had access to a bat, but not to guns or knives. The officers ascended the stairs and observed the offender in front of his bedroom door, armed with a pair of scissors. The offender turned and ran into his bedroom. The officers yelled for him to drop the scissors and come out of the room. The offender exited the room, armed with two pair of scissors and a baseball bat and threatened to hurt the officers. The officers ordered the offender to drop the weapons. The offender advanced towards the officers with the bat and scissors. One officer discharged his weapon striking the offender, who fell to the ground. The offender got back up, still armed, at which time the officer again discharged his weapon at the offender. The offender was placed in custody and transported to Albert Einstein Medical Center. The scissors and bat were recovered at the scene.
PhiladelphiaClub; scissors
85
3/28/20131NNUMUCrimeNA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On 3/28/13, at approximately 10:03 P.M., two uniformed officers in a marked patrol vehicle observed a male stabbing two males in the 900 block of Mifflin Street. One officer drew his weapon and repeatedly ordered the offender to stop and drop the knife. The offender continued stabbing the males, at which time the officer discharged his weapon, striking the offender. The offender was transported to Jefferson Hospital. One victim sustained a stab wound to the forehead, and one victim sustained stab wounds to the chest and back. Both victims were treated at Hahnemann University Hospital. A three inch knife was recovered at the scene.
PhiladelphiaKnife
86
4/4/20131NYUMUSuspectNA1UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On 4/4/13, at approximately 11:59 P.M., a uniformed officer in a marked patrol vehicle was surveying the area of 57th and Baltimore Avenue for a suspect from a robbery that occurred moments earlier at a convenience store at 58th Street and Whitby Avenue. The officer observed a male, fitting the flash information provided by Police Radio, standing at the bus stop in the 900 block of S. 57th Street. The officer approached the offender to investigate. The offender pushed the officer, drew a .380 caliber handgun, and fired two rounds at the officer. The officer drew his weapon and discharged it, striking the offender. The offender fled north on 57th Street and was apprehended in the rear alley of the 5600 block of Montrose Street. The offender was transported to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. A .380 caliber semi-automatic handgun, loaded with one live round, was recovered from the offender.
Philadelphia
87
4/7/20131FYUMU
Call For Service
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On 4/7/13, at approximately 8:11 P.M., uniformed officers were waved down by a cab driver on Frankford Avenue near Arrott Street. The cab driver told the officers that his customer had refused to pay his fare. The offender began walking away from the scene, south on Frankford Avenue. One officer exited the patrol vehicle and told the offender to stop, at which time the offender ran south on Frankford Avenue, east on Meadow Street, north on Paul Street, and back onto Frankford Avenue, where the cab driver got into a physical altercation with him. The offender broke free from the cab driver and ran west on Arrott Street with the officer in foot pursuit. The offender tripped and fell to the ground. As he began to get up from the ground, the offender drew a semi-automatic pistol from his waistband and pointed it in the officer’s direction. The officer discharged his weapon and the weapon jammed. The officer ejected two live rounds and then discharged the weapon again, striking the offender. The offender dropped his weapon and collapsed to the ground. The offender was transported to Temple University Hospital where he was subsequently pronounced. The offender’s weapon, a 9MM semi-automatic pistol loaded with fifteen 9MM rounds, was recovered at the scene.
Philadelphia
88
4/29/20131FNUMU
Call For Service
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On 4/29/13, at approximately 11:13 P.M., uniformed officers in a marked patrol vehicle responded to a radio call for a “Person Screaming, Person with a Weapon”, in the 300 block of west Courtland Street. Upon arrival, the officers observed a male straddling a female, who was lying in the street. The offender had a knife in his right hand and it was pointed toward the female’s neck. The officers ordered the offender to drop the knife. The offender stood-up and came toward the officers with the knife in his hand. The officers repeatedly ordered the offender to drop the knife, but he did not comply. One officer discharged his weapon, striking the offender. The offender was pronounced at the scene by Fire Rescue personnel. A sixteen inch knife was recovered at the scene.
PhiladelphiaKnife
89
5/4/20131NYUMUCrimeNA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On 5/4/13, at approximately 2:45 AM, uniformed officers in a marked patrol vehicle observed a male in the 2100 block of N. 24th Street, discharge a handgun at the occupants of gold Chrysler 300 which was stopped in the 2400 block of Edgely Street. One officer drew his weapon and discharged at the offender. The offender fled southbound on 24th Street and eastbound in the 2300 block of Diamond Street. As the officer pursued the offender, the offender discharged his weapon at the corner of Judson and Diamond Streets. The offender fled and has not been apprehended. Four .45 caliber fired cartridge casings were recovered from the 2100 block of N. 24th Street and one .45 caliber fired cartridge casing was recovered from the northwest corner of Judson and Diamond Streets. No weapon was recovered.
PhiladelphiaNo hits
90
5/9/20131FYUMU
Suspicious person
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On 5/9/13, at approximately 8:56 P.M., uniformed officers in a marked patrol vehicle attempted to stop a male for investigation at 71st and Saybrook Avenues. The male fled on foot to 71st and Paschall Avenues and produced a 9MM handgun. The officers pursued the offender into the 7000 block of Paschall Avenue, where the male attempted to throw his firearm onto the roof of a church. The weapon struck the wall and fell down into the offender’s hands. The offender turned and pointed his weapon at an officer, at which time both officers discharged their weapons, striking the offender. The offender was transported to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where he was subsequently pronounced. The offender’s 9 MM firearm was recovered and found to be loaded with fifteen live rounds.
Philadelphia
Crazy--offender tried to throw his gun away, it bounced back into his hands, cops shot him
91
5/12/20131NNUMUSuspectNA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On 5/12/13, at approximately 9:56 P.M., uniformed officers in a marked patrol vehicle attempted to stop a male who was wanted for a domestic assault that occurred approximately thirty minutes prior. The offender fled on foot with both officers in pursuit. The officers observed the offender hiding underneath a parked vehicle in the 6000 block of Oxford Avenue and subsequently pulled the offender from under the vehicle. The offender fought with the officers and attempted to pull one of the officers’ firearms from their holster. A second officer deployed his Electronic Control Weapon on the offender with no effect. Another officer utilized his ASP-Baton on the offender with no effect. The offender then attempted to disarm the officer who had deployed his Electronic Control Weapon on him and that officer discharged his weapon, striking the offender. The offender was transported to Albert Einstein Medical Center. No weapon was recovered.
Philadelphia
Tried to get officer's gun
92
5/14/20131NNUMU
Suspicious person
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On 5/14/13, at approximately 11:54 P.M., uniformed officers attempted to stop a male in the 5100 block of Master Street for a possible curfew violation. As one officer exited the patrol car, the offender ran south on 51st Street and east in the 5000 block of Kershaw Street. An officer pursued the offender in his patrol car and observed him draw a handgun from his waistband. The officer discharged his weapon, missing the offender. The offender fled to the rooftop in the 5000 block of Kershaw Street, where he was apprehended without further incident. A BB pistol was recovered in the rear of the 5000 block of Kershaw Street.
Philadelphia
BB gun; no hits; curfew violation
93
5/22/20131FYUMU
Call For Service
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On 5/22/13, at approximately 8:46 P.M., uniformed officers in a marked patrol vehicle responded to a Police Radio assignment, “Person with a gun”, at Devon and Locust Streets”. Upon arrival, the officers observed the offender, along with several unidentified males at that location. Upon seeing the officers, the offender fled north on Devon Street, while grabbing at his waistband. The officers exited their vehicle and pursued the offender on foot. One of the officers observed the offender pull a firearm from his waistband. The offender turned his body toward the officer. The officer discharged his weapon, striking the suspect. The offender fell to the ground and dropped his firearm. The offender was pronounced at the scene by Fire Rescue personnel. The offender’s .22 caliber firearm was recovered and found to be loaded with ten rounds.
Philadelphia
94
5/22/20131FYUMU
Call For Service
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On 5/22/13, at approximately 6:30 P.M., uniformed officers responded to a Police Radio assignment of a “Person with a gun… male wearing a tank top and red shorts.” The officers observed a male fitting the description, along with a second male, in the 600 block of Frazier Street. The officers exited their patrol vehicle and both males fled southbound on Frazier Street and then west on Wyalusing Avenue. The officers pursued one offender on foot who ran between two parked vehicles in the 5600 block of Wyalusing Avenue and was struck by a vehicle traveling westbound. The offender bounced off the vehicle, turned, and pointed a firearm at the officers. Both officers discharged their weapons, striking the offender. The offender was transported to Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was subsequently pronounced. The offender’s 9 MM firearm was recovered and found to be loaded with fourteen live rounds.
Philadelphia
95
5/23/20131NYUMUCrimeNA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On 5/23/13, at approximately 9:45 P.M., plainclothes officers observed an offender armed with a handgun, running east in the 2300 block of Oxford Street. One officer exited the unmarked police vehicle and told the offender to drop his weapon. The offender pointed his firearm at the officers and both officers discharged their weapons, striking the offender. The offender dropped his weapon and was arrested without further incident. The offender was transported to Hahnemann University Hospital. The offender’s .45 caliber weapon was recovered and loaded with five live rounds.
PhiladelphiaPlainclothes
96
5/25/20131FNUMU
Call For Service
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On 5/25/13, uniformed officers in a marked patrol vehicle responded to a Police Radio assignment of, “A person with a knife,” at Robbins Avenue and Lorretto Street. While en route, officers observed the offender armed with a large knife and bleeding, running at Robbins and Castor Avenues. One officer utilized his vehicle to impede the offender, knocking him to the ground. The officers exited their vehicle and ordered the offender to drop his knife. The offender stood and advanced towards the officers, with the knife still in hand, at which time both officers discharged their weapons, striking the offender. The offender was transported to Aria Hospital where he was subsequently pronounced. A eight inch knife was recovered at the scene.
Philadelphia
97
5/29/20131FYUMU
Suspicious person
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On 5-29-13, at approximately 10:06 PM, a uniformed officer pulled his vehicle up in front of a store in the 4500 block of Wayne Avenue, looking for curfew violators. The officer’s attention was drawn to a vehicle parked in front of his vehicle, when he observed two males exit the vehicle and run north on Wayne Avenue. The officer then observed a male exit the driver’s side of the vehicle who was armed with a black handgun. The offender began discharging his weapon at the two males who had fled from the vehicle. The officer exited his patrol vehicle and ordered the offender to drop the weapon. The offender ignored the officer’s orders to drop the weapon and continued to discharge the weapon at the two fleeing males. The officer then discharged his weapon, striking the offender. The offender was transported to Albert Einstein Medical Center where he was subsequently pronounced. The offender’s .45 caliber firearm was recovered and found to be loaded with two live rounds.
Philadelphia
Curfew violation
98
5/29/20131NYUMU
Call For Service
NA2UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On 5/29/13, at approximately 3:16 P.M., two males were working together delivering a refrigerator in the 1600 block of S. Frazier Street. After completing the delivery, the offender went back to the delivery van and took a 9MM pistol from under the driver’s seat, which belonged to the other male who was the driver. When confronted by the driver, the offender punched the driver, drew the pistol from his pocket, shot the driver, and then fled the scene on foot. The driver called 9-1-1. Responding uniformed officers in a marked patrol vehicle observed the offender running east in the 5300 block of Greenway Avenue. The officers ordered the offender to stop at which time the offender stopped and turned with the pistol pointed toward the officers. Both officers discharged their weapons, striking the offender, who fell to the ground. The offender was transported to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. An empty 9MM pistol was recovered from the scene.
Philadelphia
99
5/29/20131NYUMU
Call For Service
NA1UM
Philadelphia Police Department
On 5/29/13, at approximately 10:43 A.M., a uniformed officer responded to a Police Radio assignment of, “A person with a gun, male was the shooter from the shooting on Memorial Day”, at Lawrence and York Streets. Upon arrival, the officer observed the offender, who fit the description provided by Police Radio, running from other marked police vehicles that were also arriving at the location. The officer exited his patrol vehicle and pursued the offender to the 2400 block of N. 4th Street. The offender ignored the officer’s commands and produced a firearm, which he then pointed at the officer. The officer discharged his weapon, striking the offender. The offender threw his weapon into a vacant lot in the 2400 block of N. 4th Street, as he fell to the ground. The offender was transported to Temple University Hospital. The offender’s 9MM firearm was recovered and found to be loaded with sixteen live rounds
Philadelphia
100
6/29/20131NNUMU
Call For Service
NA3UU
Philadelphia Police Department
On Saturday, 6/29/13, at approximately 5:10 AM, Police Radio broadcast an assignment to back up an officer at 22nd Street & Allegheny Avenue. The request was for an officer with an Electronic Control Weapon in reference to a naked male on the highway. The requesting officer followed the offender northbound on 22nd Street and eastbound on Westmoreland Street, where the officer was joined by back-up officers. The offender approached one officer’s vehicle and began slamming his hands on the driver’s side door. The offender then turned his attention to another officer’s patrol vehicle. The offender punched the windshield of the patrol vehicle causing it to shatter and glass to burst into the interior. The officer discharged his weapon, striking the offender. The offender walked to Westmoreland & Woodstock Streets where he collapsed. He was transported by Fire Rescue to Temple Hospital. No weapon was recovered.
Philadelphia
Offender punched through a windshield
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