Monday, February 19, 2024
Monday, February 19, 2024
Monday, February 19, 2024

Chester: Patrol officers nearby when double homicide erupts

»

Published

»

Sign up with Your Content for the latest updates. Have a story or news tip? Contact our 24/7 newsroom at 833.336.8013 or email us.

CHESTER, Pa. (YC) – While patrolling the streets of Chester, two officers heard gunfire erupt just blocks away.

Officers were on routine patrol in the area of 9th & Highland Avenue when they heard gunfire erupt within a very close proximity of their location.

Police quickly approached the area of 9th & Grace Streets, where they observed a red Pontiac fleeing the area and noticed a black male lying in the street.

Upon further investigation it was learned that the red vehicle contained another gunshot victim, and the vehicle was transporting him  to Crozer Chester Medical Center to be treated for his wounds.

When paramedics arrived for the first victim, they pronounced him dead on arrival.

- Advertisement -

The second victim sustained several gunshot wounds to the chest and was subsequently pronounced dead at Crozer-Chester Medical Center.

The names of the victims are being withheld at this time until family members are notified.

Anyone with any information concerning this incident is urged to contact Detective Joseph McFate (CPD detective) at 610-447-8428 or by e-mail @ [email protected] or Detective Michael Jay (CID Detective) at 610-891-4711

Your Content is a publication centered around breaking news, trends, and true crime investigations. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published.

Ohio High School Principal Resigns Amid Sexual Harassment Investigation

Robert Griffiths, the principal of an Ohio high school, has resigned following allegations of...

Serial Bank Robber Arrested in Metro Atlanta Following Multi-Agency Investigation

Dallas, Georgia, police, in conjunction with other law enforcement agencies, have successfully apprehended a...

Search for Armed Robbery Suspect in Maumelle Dollar General

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office is requesting public help in identifying a suspect involved...

Birmingham Police Arrest Man as Investigation into Father’s Disappearance Takes a Dark Turn

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The Birmingham Police Department has reported a significant development in a...