Jul 02, 2022
Teenager In Upper Darby Dies Due To Gunshot Wound After Playing With Family Members Gun: Police
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UPPER DARBY, Pa. (CBS) — Police say a teenager was shot and killed in Upper Darby on Friday night. Authorities believe the shooting happened while a group of friends were playing with a family member’s gun.
The incident happened on the 6900 block of Ruskin Lane.
Yesterday evening, a teenager was struck and killed by a single gunshot on the 6900 block of Ruskin Lane.While the details are still being investigated, this is believed to be the result of a group of children playing with a family member’s gun.
— Upper Darby Police (@UDPolice) July 2, 2022
Upper Darby police is asking the public to educate their children about gun safety and to keep the family in your thoughts. They’re also working with the school district to provide resources and support for everyone affected by the tragedy.
The shooting is under investigation.
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House Fire Displaces Family In South Jersey
A house fire in South Jersey displaced a family of four, authorities said.
On Tuesday, Aug. 9 at 9:31 a.m, Gloucester Township police responded to South Collins Court in the Blackwood Section for a report of a dwelling fire.
Police found smoke conditions coming from the roof of the townhome. As Gloucester Township Fire Departments were arriving, officers ensured that the residence and neighboring townhomes were evacuated as a precaution.
Gloucester Township Fire Department Stations 82 and 88 along with Runnemede, Bellmawr, arrived and quickly gained control of the fire, police said.
The home was occupied by one adult and three children. No one was injured, however, they were displaced due to the smoke damage the home sustained, police said. Assistance was provided by the Red Cross.
At this time the fire does not appear to be suspicious. It is being investigated by the Gloucester Township Police Department Investigations Bureau, Gloucester Township Fire Department station 82 and the Camden County Fire Marshal.