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At 17 years old, Tyshiem Chainey’s life was split between Philadelphia and North Carolina. “I tried to create a new culture in his life,” Alice Chainey, Tyshiem’s grandmother, said. He would spend most of his summer and some of the winter with her in North Carolina, then the rest of the year in Philadelphia with […]
Back in the day, Nick Richardson knew how to handle the ball. As a star player with his rec center basketball team in Southwest Philly, he helped the team take home so many trophies his mom didn’t know what to do with them. Now the trophies have mostly fallen apart, worn and torn by being […]
Tarik Chapman was always willing to lend a helping hand. Whether it be carrying groceries into a house for elderly neighbors, taking out their trash, or helping somebody who was moving, Tarik never hesitated to offer his assistance. Tarik was killed in West Philadelphia on Jan. 19, 2017. He was 38. “He was really a […]
Tyhir Berry had just turned 17 two weeks before he was gunned down on a West Philadelphia street on Dec. 12, 2016. Police said they believe Tyhir, an 11th-grader at Strawberry Mansion high school, was targeted on purpose by the two men who opened fire on him, but at the time of his death, they […]
If you have any information about this victim, please contact us at email@example.com Date: 2017-01-23 Location: 4600 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA From GoFundMe: We are heartbroken as we grieve the loss of our Brother, Son, and a Friend, Saleh Juma Saleh. Our beloved Saleh’s passing was so sudden and unexpected. Many of you might have […]
If you have any information about this victim, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org Date: 2017-01-15 Location: 200 N. 52nd St, Philadelphia, PA News coverage: From 6ABC: “He was a good kid, a good 16-year-old kid. They just took my brother’s life,” said Shaquille Jones of West Philadelphia.