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Top Philadelphia news: 9-year-old shot, killed in home; man injured, 2 cars hit by gunfire; more

Top Philadelphia news: 9-year-old shot, killed in home; man injured, 2 cars hit by gunfire; more
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By Hoodline - Published on May 27, 2020.

Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in Philadelphia.

9-year-old shot, killed inside home

A 9-year-old boy was shot and killed in the Germantown neighborhood Tuesday night. The police commissioner said there was some "negligence" involved in the incident, but did not go into further detail. 

Read the full story on NBC10 Philadelphia.

Police search for missing sisters from West Philadelphia

Philadelphia police are searching for two sisters, ages 13 and 14, who went missing from West Philadelphia. Shavon and Lauren McGarrell were last seen around 6 p.m. on Monday on the 5000 block of Kershaw Street. Police believe the sisters are together. 

Read the full story on FOX 29.

Man injured, 2 cars hit by gunfire in North Philadelphia

A 28-year-old man is in critical condition after a shooting in North Philadelphia. The shooting happened on the 2900 block of N. Bonsall Street, around 11:30 p.m. Monday.

Read the full story on CBS Philly.

Community College of Philadelphia to open fall semester with online classes

The Community College of Philadelphia announced it plans to hold all online classes and distance learning in the fall.

Read the full story on FOX 29.

Philly school families get pandemic cash bonus for food; those who don't need it plan donation drive

Since the entire city district usually gets free lunch, P-EBT cards go to everyone.

Read the full story on Billy Penn.


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