05/22/2010

Philly police shoot and kill two men in breaking up a fight

Men were fighting over a handgun, refused to drop weapon

By Robert Moran
The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia police shot and killed two men during a confrontation in the Tioga section Friday evening, a police spokesman said.

The men were fighting over a handgun inside a second-floor apartment in the 1500 block of West Tioga Street shortly after 6 p.m., police spokesman Lt. Frank Vanore said.

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