Top Philadelphia news: Group sues to open safe injection site; bullied fifth-grader takes own life

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Philadelphia.

Bullied fifth-grader takes his own life

A family in Southwest Philadelphia is mourning the loss of their 11-year-old son, who they say died by suicide after he and his brother faced constant bullying at their school.

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Philadelphia barber who cuts hair for homeless wants answers after police told him he had to shut down

Brennon Jones made wants to know why Philadelphia Police attempted to shut down his haircuts for the homeless … again.

Read the full story on CBS Philly.

Woman, 24, extremely critical after being shot multiple times in North Philadelphia

A 24-year-old woman is in extremely critical condition after being shot multiple times in North Philadelphia.

Read the full story on FOX 29.

Supporters sue to open safe injection site in Philadelphia, citing religious freedom

A Philadelphia group hopes to open a site for people to use drugs under medical supervision. Faced with legal challenges, the group is making a moral and religious case for its proposed facility.

Read the full story on NPR.


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