Hyram Hill Death – Cause of Death – Hyram Hill, 23, the son of Philadelphia police officer, was shot at least nine times and killed during a robbery in North Philadelphia Monday morning, 24th of January 2022. The victim who police later identified as Hill was found around 4:35 a.m. on the 1400 block of West Allegheny Avenue (near North Broad Street) with several gunshot wounds. Paramedics rushed Hill to nearby Temple University Hospital where he died a short time later. Investigators believe the shooting took place during a robbery.
According to the new chief of the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office’s Homicide and Non-Fatal Shootings Unit, the nine bullets that struck the victim, eight appeared to have hit him in the back. No motive has been given for his killing and no arrests were made in the hours after the shooting.
This was the latest homicide as Philadelphia deals with an uptick in killings. As of the end of Sunday, there were already at least 37 homicides in Philadelphia in 2022, up 3% from the same date last year, reports revealed.