Added Dec 29 2017

But after Plowden stopped his car at 16th Street and Nedro Avenue, he rammed the Hyundai into one officer who was getting out of his unmarked police...

...itself, then drove away and crashed into two parked cars three blocks west on the 1900 block of Nedro, police said.  Police said a 27-year-old woman was in the front passenger seat...

McCoy said this is the second grandson of hers who has been slain over the last two years. On Aug. 1, 2016, Plowden’s younger brother, Darryl, 20, was shot and killed in a still unsolved homicide, she said. Police said Darryl was shot on the 5700 block of Keystone Street in Wissinoming.

...detectives have determined that Plowden was not connected to the Dec. 21 shooting on the 1800 block of East Atlantic Street in Kensington that killed another man. They declined to say why the car was sought...

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Date published
December 29, 2017
    Grandmother of unarmed man shot by Philadelphia police: 'They didn't have to do a kill shot'
    Family members of Dennis Plowden Jr. say they are angry and upset that he was fatally shot by police this week as he was on his way to visit his mother in East Germantown to bring her Christmas gifts. "He was unarmed," his grandmother, Stacy McCoy, said Friday in the living room of her West Oak Lane home.

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