KILLADELPHIA: 4 More Dead Since U Went To Bed

skeleton-running.gifBY CHRISTINE OLLEY OF THE DAILY NEWS A South Philadelphia man was riddled with bullets and killed early yesterday when four armed gunman stormed in his front door. Homicide Sgt. William Gallagher said the 25-year-old victim was shot twice in the chest, once in the head, and once in the back shortly before 1 a.m. in his house, on 30th Street near McKean.

Gallagher said the intruders escaped with some money and other items.


In another shooting, an unidentified man was wounded in the chest at G Street and Allegheny Avenue, in Kensington, shortly before noon yesterday. He was in critical condition at Temple University Hospital.

Meanwhile, police identified three other slaying victims from a weekend of violence.


skeleton-running.gif Police said that 19-year-old Sharlton C. DeShazo-Best, of Fernhill Road near Berkley Street, in Hunting Park, was shot in the left leg in the lobby of an apartment complex on Queen Lane near Wakefield Street in Germantown at about 3 a.m. Saturday. He died later in the Einstein Medical Center.

Police said 24-year-old Maurice Robinson, of 32nd Street near Westmoreland, in Tioga, was shot twice in the head and once in the chest and killed shortly after 8 p.m. Saturday at 59th and Callowhill streets, West Philadelphia.

skeleton-running.gifMary Johnson, 52, was found with head trauma inside an apartment on 17th Street near Allegheny Avenue in Tioga, police said. She died at the scene.

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