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Philadelphia man charged with murder after fatal shooting in Chinese restaurant

Chinese takeout shooting
  • Jamel Taylor, 30, reportedly shot a 34-year-old man inside a Chinese restaurant in Frankford, Philadelphia, on Monday.
  • A witness said the suspect stomped on his victim’s head after firing a second shot.
  • The victim, whose identity has not been disclosed, was taken to Temple University Hospital, where he was eventually pronounced dead.
  • Taylor is facing multiple charges including terroristic threats, murder and possession of a firearm with an altered manufacturer number.

A Philadelphia man has been arrested and charged in connection to a fatal shooting at a Chinese restaurant on Monday.

The incident, which left one male victim dead, occurred at a Chinese restaurant in the 4800 block of Frankford Avenue at around 8:45 p.m.

Philadelphia police looking for group accused of targeting Asian businesses in burglary spree

Philadelphia burglars Asian businesses
  • Philadelphia police are looking for burglars who have allegedly targeted Asian businesses in the city and the neighboring Cheltenham Township in Montgomery County.
  • Employees at a deli that fell victim to one of the burglaries said most of the targeted stores were Asian.
  • The suspects, who were mostly caught on surveillance cameras, typically attacked in the early hours of the morning when the stores were still closed.
  • One business suffered a total loss of $21,000 after three suspects broke gambling machines and cash registers.

Authorities are looking for a group of burglars who have allegedly targeted Asian-owned businesses in parts of Philadelphia and Montgomery County in Pennsylvania.

The burglaries, which took place in the 14th District, 35th District and Cheltenham Township, typically occurred in the wee hours of the morning while the stores were still closed.

Suspect in Philadelphia stabbings of Asian woman and her two children turns himself in

Man turns himself in for triple stabbing
  • A Philadelphia man recently turned himself in for allegedly stabbing a woman and two boys on Sunday afternoon.
  • The woman was reportedly stabbed several times throughout her body, while the 15-year-old victim was stabbed twice in the head and the 10-year-old victim was stabbed in the head and the leg.
  • All three victims, who are of Asian descent, were rushed to Frankford-Torresdale Hospital. The woman was listed in critical condition while the male victims were reportedly in stable condition.
  • The man who turned himself in was reportedly taken to the hospital to be identified by the victims.
  • It is still unclear whether the incident was racially motivated. Authorities are actively investigating the attack.

A man has turned himself in for allegedly stabbing a woman and two boys of Asian descent in Philadelphia over the weekend.

The triple stabbing reportedly occurred on the 3200 block of Knorr Street in Philadelphia’s Mayfair neighborhood at around 2 p.m. on Sunday.

12-year-old boy, 2 teens charged with murder for fatal beating of elderly man during carjacking in Philadelphia

murder elderly asian man philadelphia
  • A 12-year-old boy and two teenagers have been charged with murder in connection to a carjacking incident in Philadelphia’s neighborhood of Mayfair on Dec. 2, 2021.
  • The suspects allegedly knocked 70-year-old Chung Yan Chin to the ground, punched and kicked him in the face, and ultimately fled with his Toyota Camry.
  • Chin died on Dec. 21 after sustaining a brain injury and facial fractures from the violent attack.
  • So far, Philadelphia police have arrested the 12-year-old boy and one of the teenage suspects.

A 12-year-old boy and two teenagers have been charged with murder in connection to a carjacking incident involving an elderly Asian victim in Philadelphia last December.

The incident, which led to the death of 70-year-old Chung Yan Chin, occurred on the 3,000 block of Teesdale Street in the neighborhood of Mayfair after 7 p.m. on Dec. 2, 2021, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Woman gives birth to ‘Tesla baby’ in front seat of car driving itself to hospital on autopilot

  • Yiran Sherry, a 33-year-old Wayne, Pennsylvania resident, gave birth in a Tesla.
  • Her husband, Keating Sherry, helped her give birth to their daughter Maeve Lily while keeping the Tesla on autopilot through rush-hour traffic to Paoli Hospital.
  • Maeve Lily was born on Sept. 9, and was named “Tesla baby” by Paoli Hospital nurses.

Stuck in Lancaster rush-hour traffic, a Philadelphia mom gave birth to her baby while in a Tesla.

Yiran Sherry, a 33-year-old Wayne resident, and her husband Keating Sherry, 34, had been expecting the arrival of their second child.

Asian students attacked by group of teens on SEPTA train in Philadelphia, suspects to face charges

SEPTA train

Philadelphia police are investigating an attack on a male student believed to be Asian or Asian American on a Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) train.

What happened: The incident occurred on the Broad Street Line near Erie Station at around 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, according to FOX29. A video of the brutal attack is now circulating on social media.

Young Father Dies After Being Punched for Trying to Help Friend in Car Accident in Philadelphia

Juniata

An Asian man trying to help a friend was brutally attacked in Philadelphia’s Juniata neighborhood on May 24 and later died due to severe brain damage.

The incident: Wei Lin, 28, served as a translator for one of his restaurant’s drivers who had gotten into a minor crash with another vehicle in the area of L and Luzerne streets, WPVI reported. 

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