2012-10-04 / Police Reports

Homicide Suspect Shot During Pa. Stop

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Police in Philadelphia say a homicide suspect was shot during a struggle with an officer after a routine traffic stop.

Investigators said two officers stopped a sedan in northwest Philadelphia at about 2:45 p.m. Friday and found out that the 27-yearold driver was wanted in a September slaying.

Lt. Raymond Evers, a police spokesman, said the officer on the driver's side tried to get the suspect out of the car, and a struggle ensued during which the suspect tried to grab one officer's gun.

Evers says the other officer fired two shots while the officer struggling with the suspect regained control of his gun and fired once.

Police say the suspect was wounded twice and was taken to Temple University Hospital, where he was listed in critical but stable condition.


The family of Betty “Joe” Lynch would like to thank everyone for the cards, flowers, phone calls, visits and food on the passing of our wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, sister, aunt and cousin.

Thanks to the staff at Grove Cancer Center for the care that she has received over the past several years. Also to the staff at Fulton County Medical Center for the great care and kind words during the time that she spent there.

A special thanks to Rev. Swope for his kind words and the lovely service.

Also a special thanks to Laurel Ridge Christian Church for the wonderful meal that they served. A special thanks to Jason and the staff at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home for their kindness toward everyone during this time.

Catherine DeShong

George, JJ, Brian,

Heather, Evan, Ethan and

Carlie Jo

Denny, Peggy and family

Diane, Dave and family

Roy and family

Lucy, Frank and family

Bonnie, Denny and family

Cathy, Mark and family

Tuck and family

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