Fatal Shooting Leads to North Philly Rowhome Collapse

Police say the victim was shot multiple times, then crashed his car into a North Philly rowhome. Investigators recovered 18 shell casings.

A fatal shooting led to the partial collapse of a North Philadelphia rowhome sometime before midnight, police said. The shooting and collapse took place on the 1600 block of Seybert Street near Girard College.

Cops say the victim was sitting in the driver’s seat of a late-model Hyundai when someone fired multiple times. Attempting to get away, the victim apparently flung his car into reverse, crashing into the vacant rowhome. It collapsed, burying the man under rubble.


The man was pronounced dead at 12:06 a.m. Investigators found 18 shell casings at the scene.

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