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Teen Accidentally Shot Friend in the Face Trying to Wake Him Up For School in Southwest Philly


SOUTHWEST PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Police say a teenager was accidentally shot in the face by a friend who was trying to wake him up for school.

It happened just after 7 a.m. Monday at the victim’s home in the 5300 block of Lindbergh Boulevard in Southwest Philadelphia.

According to investigators, a 16-year-old was trying wake up a 17-year-old.

When the 17-year-old didn’t wake up at first, police say the 16-year-old pointed a gun at him. He allegedly told investigators he did it as a joke.

The 17-year-old woke up, but the gun startled him. When he went to push it away, the gun went off, investigators say.

Medics rushed the victim to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in critical condition.

There was no word on any charges as the investigation continues.

Police are also working to determine where the gun came from.

R.I.P. Nick Bean Richardson – Shot in the Head in Southwest Philly


KINGSESSING (WPVI) — Philadelphia police are investigating a murder in the city’s Kingsessing section.

It happened Sunday along South 53rd Street near Chester Avenue.

Police were called to the area shortly before 6 p.m. for reports of gunshots.

Responding officers found a 27-year-old man shot in the right side of the head.

He was rushed by police to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center where he would die a short time later.

No arrests have been made, and no word on what led to the shooting.

21 year old Nazeer Robinson charged with Murdering Nadirrah Taylor in Southwest Philly


SOUTHWEST PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — A woman was murdered inside a Southwest Philadelphia apartment on Wednesday.

On Friday, authorities arrested the man they believe is responsible.

Twenty-year-old Nazeer Robinson has been charged with the murder of 20-year-old Nadirrah Taylor.

Taylor was found with two gunshot wounds inside Robinson’s home along the 5700 block of Wheeler Street.

She was treated for her wounds, but did not survive.

Robinson is charged with murder.

Detectives say this all started with an argument.