Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Philly.com: Shooting is 276

From Philly.com:


The city's death toll has increased to 276 after a fatal shooting in North Philadelphia overnight.

A man, whom authorities were still working to identify this morning, was found shot in the chest at 17th and Huntingdon Streets just before 1:30 a.m., police said.

He was taken to Temple University Hospital, and was pronounced dead shortly after.

No arrests have been made and police have no motive.

Daily News: We’ve Got Ideas

Philadelphia Daily News chronicles fruitless meeting.

A second roundtable of local and state politicians to brainstorm solutions to the city's violence problem has yielded one definite plan: to hold more meetings.