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Top Philadelphia crime news: Weekend violence: 12 shot, 1 fatally; mom attacks child with machete

Top Philadelphia crime news: Weekend violence: 12 shot, 1 fatally; mom attacks child with machete
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By Hoodline - Published on August 13, 2019.

Read on for the top crime and emergency news you may have missed in Philadelphia.

12 people shot, including 3 near playground

Three people were injured near a playground and skate park just hours after a movie-night event that draws families.

Read the full story on Philadelphia Inquirer.

Police identify woman accused of attacking daughter with machete

A 3-year-old girl is recovering after police say her mother attacked her with a machete. The incident happened Monday night on the 5900 block of North Mascher Street.

Read the full story on CBS Philly.

Man shot inside Four Points Sheraton Hotel 

The man was reported to be in critical condition after the shooting Monday night.

Read the full story on 6abc Action News.

Man convicted of human trafficking; victims were adults

District Attorney Larry Krasner announced the details Monday of the office's first ever human trafficking conviction in a case involving adult victims.

Read the full story on ABC Philadelphia, WPVI.

Man accused of setting car fires in North Philadelphia identified

On Monday, Philadelphia police identified the man suspected of setting cars on fire in North Philadelphia over the weekend.

Read the full story on ABC Philadelphia, WPVI.


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