Sign in to comment!

Menu
Home

Northeast

Philadelphia shooting leaves 3-year-old girl dead, police say

A 3-year-old girl who was sitting on her front porch getting her hair done was killed Friday night when a man opened fire during an argument, police and witnesses said. Three adults were injured.

WCAU-TV in Philadelphia reported the shooting happened at about 9:40 p.m. in the Grays Ferry section of the city.

Philadelphia Police Capt. Michael Gormley told the news station two men were arguing on the street when one pulled out a gun and started firing. Witnesses said the bullet hit the girl in the left side of her chest as she was getting her hair done, and the shooter fled on a bicycle.

Officers arriving at the scene put the child in their patrol car and rushed her to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 10:21 p.m., Gormley said.

The other man in the argument was shot in the head and is in critical condition, police said. Two women, who were bystanders, were grazed by bullets.

A person of interest is in police custody.

Bank Rates

Loan Type Graph Rate +/- Last Week
30 Y Fixed Graph 3.99% dw 4.00%  
15 Y Fixed Graph 3.06% dw 3.11%  
30 Y Fixed Jumbo Graph 4.15% dw 4.20%  
5/1 ARM Graph 3.20% -- 3.20%  
5/1 Jumbo ARM Graph 3.48% -- 3.48%  
Loan Type Graph Rate +/- Last Week
$30K HELOC Graph 4.32% up 4.30%  
$50K HELOC Graph 3.98% up 3.96%  
$30K Loan Graph 4.99% -- 4.99%  
$50K Loan Graph 4.34% -- 4.34%  
$75K Loan Graph 4.36% -- 4.36%  
Loan Type Graph Rate +/- Last Week
36 M New Graph 2.93% dw 2.94%  
36 M Used Graph 3.47% dw 3.49%  
48 M New Graph 3.19% dw 3.20%  
48 M Used Graph 2.99% -- 2.99%  
60 M New Graph 3.19% dw 3.20%  
Loan Type Graph Yield +/- Last Week
6 month Graph 0.39% -- 0.39%  
1 yr Graph 0.70% -- 0.70%  
5 yr Graph 1.55% -- 1.55%