Philly police ID man fatally shot by officer in Tacony

August 21, 2018

Neighbors look on as investigators gather at the crime scene on Hegerman Street near Princeton Avenue in the Tacony section of Philadelpia, Monday Aug. 20, 2018, after police fatal shot a man.

By Staff

Philadelphia police on Tuesday identified the 36-year-old man fatally shot by an officer after the man allegedly struck another officer with a car Monday afternoon in the city’s Tacony section.

Jeffrey Dennis, of the 7100 block of Cottage Street, was shot in the head and left arm while behind the wheel of a black 2010 Toyota Camry in the 7100 block of Hegerman Street, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene by medics.

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