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"action news", delaware valley a's leading newspaper, with meteorologist melissa magee, jeff skversky, czar bloomquist and walter perez. sunday night, heart break for flyers fans, the team post season dreams come to than a end with a loss to the capitals. also the candidates make their final push before tuesday's prim willry in pennsylvania. but the big story on "action news" is a deadly
shooting, during services at a montgomery county church. >> it the happened at keystone fellowship church in north wales, tonight police say the gun man is cooperating and has not been charged. >> "action news" reporter jeff chirico live at the scene with more, jeff? >> reporter: well, sarah investigators with the district attorney's office are still here piecing together what happen. people came here this morning for a bit of peace, prayer and left horrified, after an argument between church members turned deadly. >> shooting keystone fellowship church, one male inside shooting. >> reporter: chopper six was over the church on the 400 block of stump road as police investigate the late morning shooting. a church member 27 year-old robert braxton of montgomeryville was killed by another member. >> we were, worshiping and hear three different gunshots right have after and everybody kind of went on the floor and was riding. >> reporter: brianna summers say gunfire erupted as congregation stopped singing.
>> first thing that went through my mind i have a six year-old and single mom. i was upset and in the knowing whether i would see her again. >> there was a disturbance that escalated into an altercation, between two church members. >> reporter: district attorney kevin steele said that led one church member to shoot braxton at least once in the chest. he would not identify the gun man but says he is licensed to carry a concealed weapon. >> the investigation into this is ongoing, we will have to determine whether the shooting was justified, under the law. >> reporter: steele would not elaborate on how the shooting could be justified. he says he does not believe braxton was arm. by late afternoon mourners gathered near the church to pray. braxton's aunt tells "action news" that her nephew was full of life and laughter and she just can't understand how this could have happen. >> you don't go to church, to be killed. you know, just don't do that. he is a young man. he had his whole life a head of him.
>> reporter: steele says shooter was also injured and taken to the hospital. treated and released. we understand he is being questioned at police headquarters, as for the victim we are tell he and his parents attended this church, his father was actually a church musician. an autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow. we are live from montgomery township, jeff chirico for channel six "action news", walter. >> thanks, jeff. shocking store friday cedar brook section of philadelphia, man was shot in the head and killed while talking to a candidate for the pennsylvania state house. it happened at 3:30 this afternoon on the 1400 block of vernon road. investigators say a 21 year-old man was talking to chris rob, running for the seat in the 200 district when someone opened fire, hitting the victim, twice in the head. rob was not hurt. >> they were talking over there and next young man who works polls on election day, they were talking about the election. young man was interested in chris's campaign, candidacy for the 200th and he, handed him a piece of literature.
actually one of the people that was with him handed him literature. took his phone number. another young man came up behind him and shot him execution style in the head. >> now police say they may have surveillance footage of the shooting but so far no arrests have been made. in north philadelphia, 17 year-old was shot and killed earlier this morning. the it was just after 3:00 a.m. when officers received a report of a person with the gun on the 400 block of wyoming avenue. when they arrived witnesses told them victim had already been taken to st. christopher's hospital with a gunshot wound to the chest. he was pronounced dead a short time later, no arrests have been made. and from our new jersey news room a man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a woman last night during a birth the day party. the shooting happened around 11:00 at a home on hooker street in riverside, burlington county. investigators say 42 year-old darren winningham is charge in the death of the 35 year-old nakita craft. willingham lives at the home and no word on the motive. a teenager has been
critically injured after being hit by a car in washington township, new jersey. investigators say she was trying to cross route 42 when it happened. a "action news" reporter christie ileto is live at cooper university hospital in camden with more, christie? >> reporter: walter, her family says, she's in critical condition in a medically induced coma and right now unclear whether he or that driver saw one another, before the impact. >> unaudible. >> she was struck by a car around 8:30. she's in extremely critical condition. >> washington township. >> reporter: washington township police say 15 year-old gavin connolly was crossing route 42 near green tree road saturday night the when she was hit by a car. the 21 year-old driver left the scene but returned ten minutes later. >> unaudible. >> reporter: gavin was rush to the hospital with critical injuries. >> gavin is the sweetest, most
caring little girl, she's a fighter and we just need everybody's prayers a at this time. >> reporter: it is unclear if the 15 year-old had been attending a nearby carnival a booster club event to raise money for the washington township high school football team. her school timber creek regional high for one to pray for gavin and her family. >> we just want her to pull through, so much. >> reporter: and no charges have been filed against the driver. anyone who witnessed this accident is asked to contact the accident division. the christie ileto channel six "action news". >> christie, thank you. a 30 year-old pottstown woman was kill in the crash in millville, new jersey this morning. it happened just after 4:00 a a.m. on route 55. investigators say 30 year-old danieal kelly lost control of her car and was eject from the vehicle when it flipped over. she was in the wearing a seat belt. well, lets talk sports here. a heart breaker for the flyers and fans this afternoon in the even, it took only one goal to end their post season dreams. >> flyers dropped game six in
the first round of the stanley cup playoffs losing to the washington capitals. fans still have a lot to be proud of. jeff skversky is here with more. >> they could have been easily swept in this series the way things were going and if you back it up further many will say they didn't even deserve to make the playoffs the way they were standing just a few months ago. so, the flyers have been on thin ice, for months, and none more unnerving then the last week. flyers facinge limb nation in game four. in game five. and, again today in game six against washington, a finally though slips away for good. michael neuvirth coming up big again today in game six with the capitals with the flyers scoring issues continue. they have two minutes, five on three advantage on the power play, nothing. the flyers score only six goals in six games, zero today, a and later in the second, scoreless until nicholas backstorm beats neuvirth. of the tenen owe 1105 --
owe. >> flyers lose one to nothing. they're limb nateed. as tough as it is to follow, flyers leap frog five teams in the stand just to get here. it is the last few months, you know, we gave everything that we had. it is obviously frustrating, to be out here right now. >> i don't know if many people gave us an opportunity in this series, but, there wasn't one guy in our room, that thought that our season would end, you know, during this series. we came in with the mentality, and the confidence, to go out and do the job, and win the series, and like i said we came up short of that goal. >> yes, they d it has been four years since they have made it out of the first round of the playoffs and the drought in philadelphia, continues for our professional sports teams. we will have much more coming up, in sports. >> yes. >> thanks, jeff. much more to come on "action news" tonight, it is final push, to tuesday's primaries, hillary clinton spent the morning in our area
as other candidates move on. milestone for a search in manayunk we will take you to a celebration 185 years in the making, adam. great way to end the weekend, temperatures both yesterday to day at 70 degrees. summer-like levels returning this week with a couple chances for rain, i'll have details in accu weather. jeff skversky returns with more on sports when "action news" comes right back.
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clinton spent the morning at a few philadelphia churches. at this baptist church in tie ohio nicetown she praised the move to put harriet tubman on the $20 bill. late today "action news" confirmed that clinton will spend primary night right here in philadelphia. senator bernie sanders rallied thousands of supporters in rhode island, the smallest state to vote on tuesday. sanders say voter id laws and other roadblocks keep many low income and other people from voting. she says voter turnout there could be a real transformation in america. sanders also appeared on several sunday talk shows. on the republican side, it was donald trump junior ruffling feathers saying ted cruz has to bribe delegates to win the nomination. the younger trump also said g.o.p. leaders would rather hand the white house over to
hillary clinton. crews are skipping tuesday's primary states aiming for indiana which votes next week. john kasich meanwhile made round on the sunday talk shows. a landmark church in philadelphia a marked its 185th anniversary with special guest today. archbishop charles chaput was principal celebrant for saint john the baptist church. this year the parish went over million-dollar goal in fund raising. campaign to repair the bell tower which can be far and wide in the city. and a hometown hero of the vietnam war was remembered today, in penns landing. a statue honoring corporal michael crestens was dedicated there. he received the medal of honor for wiping out three machine gun bunkers. he lost his life but saved many others in his unit.
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talk about the flyers now. everybody is hoping that the capitals would choke. it didn't happen. >> that is right. >> the flyers though, you cannot win if you cannot the score. >> that is right. >> they did not score on one power play goal in the entire series. michael neuvirth has been standing on his head, desperately trying to save this season but flyers goalie cannot do it all, of course, everybody else. flyers score only six goals in six games a begins the capitals they are lucky to be here today. flyers hosting game six, kate
smith, a good luck charm, flyers trying to take down the capitals and force a game seven. both games, they come out swinging. michael neuvirth kills a caps power play. he takes up 72 straight shots at one point and saves 103 of the 105 shots he faced in this series. but he is not super man. second period nicholas backstrom beats neuvirth, first gel in a hundred minutes. flyers down one to nothing. it feels like ten to nothing. flyers struggling to even shoot. they get shots on brayden holtby. they had a two minute two man advantage, for five minutes. final second one last shot, so close. but flyers shut out for second time in the playoffs losing one to nothing, for flyers, they're limb nateed. >> it is in the good enough. you know, it is pretty frustrated. we've got to find a way. it doesn't matter how it is.
we have to find a way. >> it is disappointing but it is a great team over there we tried our best. >> sometimes you don't get the breaks. that was it. they a best team in the league all year long and, you know, i think you could see that out there. >> when you go down two to nothing it is hard to come back. but, this team showed a lot of heart, you know, and everybody gave 100 percent out there we work hard for it but it was just not enough. >> it was not. flyers get a standing ovation as they leave the ice, for the final time today, classy move by flyers fans. of course, scoring an issue in this series with the capitals, only six goals in six games. one was an empty netter. they were shut out twice. power play, awful. just one for 24, and wayne simmonds their leading scorer, in the regular season, along with captain claude giroux combined for zero goals. g only one point. that is as many as capitals goalie had in this series.
we will have much more to talk about later tonight. who says it is phillies team that wouldn't be competitive. all of the phillies need to do is win today and it would be first time in two years they have had a winning record this late into the season. phillies go for sweep in milwaukee. miguel franco, third inning, seven hits, eight runs batted in this weekend. fill boys take a four-two lead. but then in the sixth inning milwaukee brewing up trouble. off of ryan howard's glove, two runs scores. brewers take the lead. eickoff allows seven runs. it does than the get out of the inning. in comes hector, out it goes. milwaukee bats around scoring six runs. phillies lose eight-five. well, say what you want about carson wentz, he comes from a small school, hasn't faced anybody but the kid has fire. he was so mad when he broke his wrist this season wentz then broke his cell phone. hopefully he bought a new one because the flyers, or eagles
that is, come thursday night in the draft are expect to call the north day coat state quarterback's name with the second pick assuming the rams take california quarterback jared goff first overall. >> it is exciting. i think it kind of makes you feel more comfortable going in, you will probably not be sitting there too long. i'm excited as heck to finally find out where i'm going and make my new home and go win some games. >> more on the wentz, and eagles trade tonight on sports sunday, after "action news" at 11:00. mike missanelli and i will debate eagles moves and, of course, recap flyers. tough playoff series loss today in game six. >> jeff, thank you. up next here on "action news", another any day good day to hang out at sesame place but today was extra special and we will tell you why. meteorologist adam joseph has the exclusive accu weather seven day forecast when "action news" comes right back. for years, i was a laboratory chemist,
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the pavement at art museum this morning in support for march of dimes. this took part in the variety of races during annual march for babies. this event raises money for research and programs to help every baby enjoy a healthy start on life. >> adam is in for melissa tonight. we started with the rain the saturday but recovered so nicely. really nice weekend. >> both days, 70 degrees for a high. we will go near 80 or above over next couple days. summer warmth returning. looking at double scan live radar that sunshine is in control, a few high cloud, streaming in from the north and west, and we can confirm
that right now, from the pagoda cam from reading looking at haze in the sky. note that is sky is not as deep blue as it was during the day, yesterday in the afternoon and that is, again some of those high clouds that are streaming in from the north and west ahead of the next front that arrived here late tonight and throughout the day tomorrow. seventy was the high, three above the normal have of 67 degrees. 16 degrees off the record of 86. that was it back in 2001. sunrise 6:10. sunnies setting close to ten minutes before 8:00 o'clock. a lot cooler at the shore. if you were down there there was quite a chill. only low 50's with that wind off the water. sixty-six trenton, allentown as well as reading. sixty-four in wilmington. in philadelphia sitting at 68 degrees. high pressure to the south and that is where we have, mainly those clear skies but there is cloud pulling from the north and west. there is a warm front draped north of chicago that is where most of the showers are at the present time. low pressure west of omaha
spinning up severe weather in the nation's heart land there. that le will be pushing off to the east here, and pass wye on tuesday afternoon into tuesday evening. but high temperatures to day, notice the bubble of warmth down to the south. eighty-two memphis, st. louis, atlanta 79 degrees for today. for tonight plenty of stars and seasonal with low temperatures. forty in the suburbs. 48 degrees for center city. tomorrow that front will be just to our north, which means more of a southeasterly win, so temperatures at 78 degrees, well above normal but you will notice those high clouds, in the skies, throughout your monday. the front kind of of pushes off to the east low pressure quick liz arrives to our north and then the front drapes through the region here on tuesday with some filtered sun and at times that sun will really fight the cloud cover and then some scattered downpours and then are storms developing in the afternoon with a high temperature of 82, and strong high pressure to the north, will push all this to the the south, as we get into the day on wednesday.
so chances of rain this week if you want a day or two to cleanse the hair of the pollen. it looks to be best chance on tuesday as well as thursday. with every day, between that, very low chances of any precipitation. so the exclusive accu weather seven day forecast, warm with those high cloud tomorrow of 78 degrees. on tuesday, some the scattered afternoon, showers, downpours or a then are storm, a muggy high of 82 degrees. as we look at snapshot on future tracker, four in the afternoon it gives you a flavor of the afternoon. not a solid a area of rain. there will be areas of sunshine and then these pockets developing throughout the afternoon and evening, but then all that pushes away, early cloud give way to afternoon sun on wednesday, night, perfect, 67 degrees, and then another system, quickly moves in, lot of cloud afternoon rain developing on thursday, high temperature a little bit below normal of 62. we will stay in the lower 60's on friday, and early morning cloud give way to sun. right now weekend we will
start with sunshine a few cloud building saturday. 69 degrees, and we have broad street run here on sunday. >> all right. >> one model says sunny with a north wind which would be a tail even. another model says south wind with rain. so, can't really say just yet what will happen. >> few days to work that out. >> yes. >> you can find the seven take forecast and live look at storm tracker six double scan radar anytime of the day on our web site just go to six abc.com/weather. finally it was a special day to day at sesame place, park opened exclusively for the children's charity variety. kid with disabilities and their families had a chance to meet all of the characters and enjoy the ride, neat place, sesame place set aside quiet areas for youngsters with awe advertise tomorrow make sure every child that they do not have an unforgettable day. >> very nice. america's funniest home videos is next on channel six. >> don't miss "action news" at ten on phl17 tonight, and then we're right back here on six abc at 11:00 o'clock. for melissa magee, adam
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