Incident

4-16-2016 Pennsylvania Philadelphia 1-1

Location

April 16, 2016

200 block of E. Mayfield Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Geolocation: 39.9955, -75.1272

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Tahirah Phillips
  • Age: 4
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Family
  • Name: Maurice Phillips
  • Age: 30
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Death
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Playing with gun
  • Child Involved Incident
  • Child killed (not child shooter)

Notes

Boyfriend confesses to accidentally shooting child, not sibling

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: 45 Auto
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 1