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Top Philadelphia news: Man shot 15 times, killed in West Philly; reporter arrested; more

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By Hoodline - Published on June 02, 2020.

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Man shot 15 times, killed in West Philadelphia 

A 23-year-old man was shot 15 times and killed in West Philadelphia on Sunday as the city was dealing with its second day of unrest. The deadly shooting happened on North 49th Street around 8 p.m., police said.

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WHYY reporter arrested while covering protest

WHYY education reporter Avi Wolfman-Arent said he identified himself to police as a journalist, but he was arrested anyway on Sunday afternoon and cited for failure to disperse.

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Police use tear gas during third day of protests  

At Philadelphia City Hall, the National Guard stood guard on Monday — a stark reminder of the tense atmosphere surrounding the city.

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Fire Commissioner: Crews 'taking great risk to protect these businesses and to save lives'

Philadelphia Fire Commissioner Adam Thiel says crews responded to hundreds of fire calls this weekend amid protests that turned to riots and looting over the weekend.

Read the full story on FOX 29.


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