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block of east pastoral street. four people were shot including an 11-year-old girl. a 16 sthot in the back and pronounced dead at einstein medical center. police say shots were firing in all directions. >> we have multiple shell casings on one side of the block and on the other side of the block. it appears it was a shootout between two people or two groups of people. >> this is the live picture now. the 11-year-old girl has a grazed wound to her left arm. an 18-year-old male was shot in the right side of the torso. he's evaluated at einstein. a 19-year-old took bullets to the leg and stomach. police are saying nothing yet about the circumstances around
the shooting but the investigation is under progress. >> 2 26 hopkins street in new jersey the scene of a murder mystery. this is where a woman who was house sitting, 26-year-old shawneeq carter of camden was found dead. christie ileto is back from woodbury and has the story. >> her father feels he's been living in a nightmare. his daughter was murdered and his five-year-old grandson made the gruesome discovery. >> he didn't know what to do. >> he was scared to leave his mom alone. his grandson waited until the following day to walk to get help. the house in woodbury quickly became a crime scene.
>> they were sleeping. they don't know m what happened. >> shawneeq was beaten to death inside her friend's home where she was house sitting. >> because your daughter was house sitting, do you think she was the intended target? >> i don't know why she was there. >> no one came to the door but neighbors told "action news" the homeowners keep to themselves. >> i don't want no hate in my heart. carter is focused on how he's going to raise his motherless five-year-old grandson who is traumatized by the weekend violence. >> he's telling me, pop pop, i want to die so i can talk to my mom. what do i tell my five-year-old grandson? >> i don't have the answers. >> their family clearly
struggling to move forward there. the only thing taken from the home during the murder was her cellphone. live in the center, "action news" wphl-17. >> a man was murdered a block away from a remembrance event near dewpoint middle school. the shooting happened at 8:00 at 3rd and monroe. >> president trump is pushing back against criticism that his administration reacted to slowly over too little aid to puerto rico. perhaps because he's tic fixaten the kneeling controversy. with much of the island without food and water and medical supplies, the u.s. is sending 26
ships with supplies and troops will distribute aid. trump defended his administration's response to the crisis. >> it's the most difficult job because it's on the island in the middle of the ocean. you can't just drive your trucks there from other states. the governor said we are doing a great job. he thanked me for fema and all of the first responders in puerto rico. >> volunteers from this area are in puerto rico working with the salvation army working to feed 14,000 people a day. the salvation army is asking for monetary donations saying the relief effort will last months if not longer. maria weakened from a tropical storm tonight will not make landfall on the united states. it is the beginning of the end of our summer like heat.
cecily, what's the story? >> the same system is kicking maria out to sea. sunday, 92. yesterday, 91. record warmth today. 85-degrees. it did drop off. still, 11-degrees above normal and felt hotter than that when you factored in the humidity levels. when you look at the eastern part of the country, you see a sharp divide. chicago, st. louis in the 90s. bismarck in the 60s and 50s. between the two, there's a cold front. that brings us a true taste of fall as we head toward the weekend. tomorrow feels like summer. the heat index priming to the 90s. we have the full forecast coming up. jim? >> thank, cecily. the city of philadelphia is
investigating the mistreatment of carriage horses tourists use to visit historic sections of the city. annie mccormick has been looking into the accusations that one company is keeping its horses in bad conditions. what is the latest on this? >> the violations came down this summer but because of the legal process and appeal filed this week, the philadelphia carriage company is operating. the city and animal advocates say they just want the best for the horses. >> everyday on independence mall, you see the company carting tourists through the city. one of the groups, the philadelphia carriage company is facing scathing violations. they received this in august, a final notice and intent to cease operations. this week they filed an appeal. >> when you go to the stable and see some of the conditions of the stable, it's heart wrenching. >> at the urging of animal
advocates councilman went to the stables with act, a veterinarian and license and inspections. advocates have kept their eye on the company posting onsites like this. the city violations highlight the conditions of the horses stating three of the nine horses are below minimum body condition score listing the horses by name, sammy, tucker and butterscotch stating they must not work until they are cleared by a veterinarian. the condition of the stables holding 11 horses cites poor ventilation and the stables don't provide room for the horses to turn around and lay down. >> the horses are still working. are they able to exercise? >> while daunting, they have to follow the law. until the october 24th hearing
the company can still operate. >> sometimes it seems to take so long to get the end result. i believe if we can do this in a way to look at the safety of the horses as the end goal, we have done testify righ the right thi. >> we reached out to the owners today but didn't receive a phone call back. in the appeal, the owner said they denied several of the violations and claim to have corrected others. animal advocates want to be sure whatever happens the horses are safe. annie mccormick, "action news" channel6. back to you. >> thank you, annie. philadelphia has unveiled its first statue dedicated to an african-american and i want it s outside city hall. he was gunned down in 1871 at
the age of 32 when a white mob tried to suppress the black voter turnout in the city. today's dedication was 15 year in the making dedicated by mayor jim kenney. >> >> we have story of a young man who has overcome heartbreaking challenges. >> it coonlt have been a more lopsided game. led by pacheco, they got the win saturday night. >> three tackles. isaiah in the number one jersey, rushed for a season high 217-yards as well as an 80-yard touchdown. i wanted to keep working hard. every play and chance i got the ball, i wanted to make things
happen. >> two days earlier, isaiah's sister, celeste cannon, mother of three was found shot to death. last year his brother was stabbed to death. this is not the only tragedy isaiah has seen. he lost his grandmother and uncle. others would have given up, but not isaiah. >> i'm going to keep my head up and thank god for waking me up and move forward. >> his teammates say he's an inspiration. >> he's a special kid. he's been through a lot in the last year and a half. we are here to support him. >> he's trying to keep me up. i want to see his goal in life. he wants to make sure the family is good. he's an outstanding kid. i love him.
>> he will attend rutgers university, the first kid in his family in college. >> i have a funeral to go to friday. i have a big game that night playing one of the best games i can play on that day. >> dann cuellar, channel6 new "action news." >> still to come on "action news" tonight, did we really see a house going gently down the stream today at the jersey shore? yes, and we are there for the incredible moving day. and all revved up, a charitable organization presents three worthy recipients with new cars. we hear what it means to them. cecily? >> it's humid night, do you wants in the 60s to near 7 70-degrees. could cause fog in the morning. a big drop in the dewpoint. we have the detail in the accuweather seven-day forecast. >> plus the phillies in the home
>> this is not a sight you see everyday. it caught the attention of many folks down the shore, a house being moved by barge from surf city to surf city on long beach island. it floated right under the route 72 bridge. after developer was selling the home because of construction but didn't want to see the building dismol issued. the family from bucks county loved the home as is. it cost about $75,000. >> republicans might try to bring it back in the future, but for now the effort to repeal and replace obama care is dead. the authors of the graham cassidy bill to give healthcare to the states acknowledged they
don't have the votes. susan collins, john mccain and rand paul said they would vote no. obama care survives another attempt by the g.o.p. toappeal. >> the fbi says suspects gave or took bribes to inspliewns where star athletes would go to college, sponsorships and agents they would pick and who made their suits. >> the kingdom of saudi arabia announced today that women will be allowed to drive starting next summer. saudi arabia is the only country in the world that barred women from driving.
said the saudi ambassador to washington, society is ready. >> roy moore road a horse to the polls to vote for himself with a republican nomination to the u.s. senate for alabama. tonight he defeated trump backed candidate luther strange. he was twice elected chief justify of the supreme court and twice ousted. he predicted gay marriage would be the ultimate destruction of the country. he will replace the seat that belonged to jeff sessions. >> the single biggest gift in the 113 yeefer hig 113 year hisd the cancer institute.
it is a multimillion dollars commitment. >> residents in philadelphia are told to put up no trespassing signs on their windows and doors. if officers see someone milling around near the signs, it gives them a reason to stop and question that person. let's question cecily tynan on the next seven days from accuweather. >> one more warm, humid day and temperatures drop. sky 6, taking a look at the christopher columbus memorial on penn's landing on this warm and humid night. the bus-stop forecast tomorrow, kids don't need to bundle up much at all. it's a warm morning. temperatures in the morning, 67-degrees. in the cooler spots 73 center
city. 74 the normal high this time of year with patchy fog. there is a lot of humidity in the air. tonight, we had a beautiful sunset with high thin sirius clouds thanks to tropical storm maria, it added enough to refract the setting sun showing the longer wavelength colors of orange and red getting a gorgeous shot of the sunset. the sun sets at 6:51. right now, 72 in philadelphia, very mild. allentown and reading 71. cape may, 72. poconos 63. showing tropical storm maria spinning off the coast of cape hatteras. he have had wind gusts 45 miles per hour drifting north. that cold front is waiting in the wings moving to the midwest
kicking maria out to sea. one more day. 88-degrees in philadelphia tomorrow. the same in allentown. cape may cooler. 78-degrees. dewpoints in the upper 60s. the heat index upper 90s. thursday, here comes the change, cold front coming through. goodbye maria, hello to cool gusting winds. lowering humidity through the day. that's the theme toward friday. tomorrow, 70, 69-degrees almost tropical. thursday, 48, friday, 68. the exclusive seven-day forecast tomorrow, 88-degrees. 80 thursday. kick up the wind friday, 73-degrees. sunny and dry for yom kippur.
breezy and cool. possibility of sprinkles in the morning, most areas dry. sunday, plenty of sunshine, 71-degrees. we warm up toward the beginning of next week, sunday, mostly sunny with a high of 73 and tuesday, partly sunny. one more day of warmth. then feeling like fall. >> thank, cecily. life just got a bit easier for three struggling families. they received keys to their new cars. a ceremony held at the country club in mount laurel. two were vets fallen on hard times. the third a single mom. they received the vehicle as part of the recycle rides program. brandy sh litter is an iraq war
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>> always nice when you can beat the division leader. did that happen tonight? >> it did. another thing happened good for the philly, five games left. they needed just one win for the dreaded season. tommy joseph singled in freddy gavel is, tieing the game at one. two hits on the night. cameron rough, after tough season for him. michael taylor goes over his head, aaron altair throws home. phillies take it 4-1. they avoid the 100 loss season. >> when i said 98, losses, 99 or 100, it didn't matter, i lied. great win. >> thank you for being honest.
sixers opened training camp today. even though they have not been on the field together a lot, the coach is full of hope. >> i think the body of work more than an individual standing outcomes to my mind quickest for the reasons. it was a very good opening day. >> flyers rangers in preseason play. they tied at three in overtime. travis comes flying in. that's the game winner. flyers take it 4-3. >> still ahead, hear carson wentz realtime reaction to the sunday game winning field goal. and darren sproles when we come back. our veterans have given us the rights
and freedoms that we have and we enjoy today. ready. aim. fire. and it's important for us to let them know that we will never forget their service. fire. it was steve's idea to have this cemetery. this was supplied to the veterans, giving us a final resting place. we owe everything to steve for what he gave us here. i wanted to make sure that we just didn't say thank you to veterans, we had tangible things to show, and i think we've accomplished that. [ "taps" playing ]
>> the eagles bring back kenyan barner signing him to a one year deal. he spent training camp with the chargers before being cut this month. the eagle run game is part of the game plan. l.a. has the 31st ranked defense in the n.f.l. offensive coordinator frank wright explains the run game m.i.a. week three. >> you get mad. the outside chatter, whatever that is, i can promise you no
doubt from the coaching staff and from the players of we have what it takes to have a successful running game. >> i'll give him my game check if he makes it. come on, elliot. come on, big four. [cheering ] [screaming ] >> i'm not sure if that video would be binding in small claim- >> that's the big question, did he give him his paycheck? i'm sure we'll ask. john dorn above was honored in center city. they held the fifth anniversary
champion for children celebration. they recognized dorn boss for his adequacy for children. he couldn't attend because he's recovering from heart surgy. chris mare goes accepted the award on his behalf. "jimmy kimmel live" left followed by "nightline." jimmy's guest tonight, andy sandburg, brandon michael hall, music from mackinac more featuring offset. cecily tynan, ducis rogers and the entire "action news" team, i'm jim gardner. have a good night. ♪ ♪