Democrat-run Philly: Group of teenagers beat elderly man to death with traffic cone while laughing and filming it


PHILADELPHIA, PA – Police have released disturbing video footage showing a group of teenagers laughing and taking videos as they beat an elderly man to death with a traffic cone back in June. Watch below:

Philadelphia police hope that the released video of the attack and a $20,000 reward lead them to those who are responsible for the tragic death of 73-year-old James Lambert.

Authorities stated that Lambert was walking across Cecil B. Moore Avenue near North 21st Street around 2:38 a.m. on Friday, June 24th, when he was ambushed by a group of teenagers. According to the footage, the individuals responsible appear to be three girls and four boys in their mid to early teens.

The footage shows Lambert trying to walk away from the group as they followed him across the street just moments before one of the male assailants strikes him from behind with a cone.

The impact knocked Lambert to the ground. While he was down, one of the girls picks up the same cone and chucks it at him as another one in the group records what they are doing on his phone.

The elderly man appeared to get up and flee down the sidewalk in an attempt to get away from his attackers, but the same girl picks up the cone again, chases down Lambert and throws it at him once more while the other teens smile and laugh.

In a blotter news release, police stated:

“The teen struck the victim several times with objects, knocking the victim to the ground causing injuries to his head. The victim was transported to the hospital where he died from his injuries the following day.”

According to a report from the Daily Wire, Lambert’s family are heartbroken over his untimely death and in “disbelief” that a group of teenagers would attack him.

Footage shows the group leaving the scene, including a boy smiling as he pedaled away on a scooter with another boy. As of this writing, none of the teens in the group have been arrested. Police are encouraging anyone with information related to this incident to contact the Homicide Unit.

Police are offering a $20,000 reward for information that leads them to those responsible. People can submit a tip via telephone at 215-686-8477; all tips will be confidential.

The attack on Lambert is yet another example of violence in the Democrat-run “City of Brotherly Love.” On July 4th, the city’s fireworks display was disrupted when a shooter fired into a crowd, injuring two police officers.

In early June, a mass shooter killed three people and wounded 11 in the city’s restaurant and bar district. Current Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney (D) even admitted that he will be happy when his term ends because he’s “waiting for something bad to happen all the time.” He said:

“There’s not an event or day where I don’t lay on my back and look at the ceiling and worry about stuff. So, everything we have in the city over the last seven years, I worry about. I don’t enjoy the Fourth of July, I don’t enjoy the Democratic National Convention, I don’t enjoy the NFL draft – I’m waiting for something bad to happen all the time.”

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Elderly woman attacked with a knife, stabbed multiple times in a supermarket parking lot in broad daylight

July 7th, 2022

AUDUBON, NJ – An 80-year-old woman was loading groceries in her car at a New Jersey grocery store. As she emptied her cart after the trip to ACME, she was stabbed multiple times. She is now recovering.

Altirik Higgins, 40, was arrested in connection to the potentially deadly attack. He is now charged with attempted murder and multiple weapons counts. He is currently being held in the Camden County jail.

The victim is currently recovering at Cooper University Hospital, in stable condition.

Police are still investigating what led Higgins to attack the woman. It is still unclear if they knew each other or if the stabbing was random or pre-meditated.

Shoppers at ACME spoke with Fox 29.

“I’m surprised that something like this happened in Audubon,” said Amy Paratore. “I’ve lived here my whole life, and you usually feel safe coming to this store.” 

Paratore is a native to the town and has been a frequent shopper at the store.

“It’s very shocking because this area is not like that,” said Stephanie Moore. “It’s very quiet; very quaint.”

Moore also told the Philadelphia Fox affiliate that while she has often shopped alone at the store, she is now “a little leery” about doing so.

“If somebody’s stabbing people coming out of a grocery store, then where are you safe?” she asked. 

A woman, who did not give her name, said she is now worried for her kids and the older members of her family.

“It’s crazy that we can’t even go shopping, and our elderly can’t get their groceries,” she stated. “The lady couldn’t come out of the grocery store without worrying about getting stabbed or hurt.”

The news station also spoke with a woman who, while she didn’t witness the actual attack, observed the aftermath.

Mary Jacobs told WTXF that she saw an “obviously scared” woman sitting beside her vehicle, bleeding from her side.

As others rushed to aid the elderly victim, Jacobs heard her say:

“He just kept stabbing me…I don’t know why he would do this to me. I just don’t know why.”

Jacobs recounted the experience through her tears, obviously shaken by what had happened.

The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office released a statement, which provided few details that we haven’t already shared.

“A 40-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder and weapons offenses for the stabbing of a woman in Audubon on Sunday afternoon,” Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Audubon Chief of Police Thomas J. Tassi announced.

An investigation was conducted on Sunday by the Audubon Police Department and the CCPO Major Crimes Unit for a reported stabbing of a woman in the parking lot of the Acme store at 608 West Nicholson Road, Audubon.

On Sunday afternoon, Audubon Police officers took Altirik Higgins of Philadelphia into custody in connection to the stabbing. An investigation revealed that an 80-year-old woman was stabbed multiple times as she was loading groceries into her car in the parking lot. The victim was taken to Cooper University Hospital where she remains hospitalized in stable condition.

Higgins is charged with attempted murder, [and] weapons offenses and he is currently lodged in the Camden County Correctional Facility.”

A public records search did not lead to any mugshots or previous criminal history for Higgins.

Hate crime? Police arrest man for beating a woman then stabbing her to death on Facebook Live and Instagram


BATON ROUGE, LA – During a Facebook Live and Instagram post, 35-year-old Earl Lee Johnson Jr., allegedly stabbed a woman to death.

34-year-old Janice David was allegedly killed during the live streaming murder that was witnessed by several viewers online.


The Louisiana man allegedly beat and stabbed the woman to death during a drug-fueled attack that was being live-streamed.

Johnson was later arrested for Janice David’s murder.

According to a press release by Baton Rouge Police:

“Police believe David had been beaten and stabbed to death.

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office Detectives were notified by State Police of a Facebook Live video that recorded a male stabbing a female.”

The affidavit stated that, Johnson told detectives that he held David against her will in the car.

He then proceeded to attack her with “anything within his reach,” said police.

He also allegedly attempted to set the vehicle on fire before escaping to another car that he stole.

Johnson has been charged with one count of first-degree murder.

Prior to his arrest for the alleged murder of David, police arrested him hours earlier for allegedly stealing a car.

According to The Advocate, he was charged with theft of a motor vehicle and aggravated flight from an officer in connection with that incident.

A spokesperson for the Baton Rouge Police Department, L’Jean McKneely said,

“Initially, we made contact with this individual around 5 p.m. [Monday] evening, he had apparently stolen somebody’s car.

The victim came out and saw that he was in the car and notified authorities.

We made contact with that vehicle and it was a short pursuit and after that we were able to apprehend him.

So we had him in custody prior to learning of his actions involve with the Facebook Live video.

The victim’s family has been notified and they are in shock.

What we do believe is that they had been on three-four day drug binge together.

From there, at the end of it, he choked her, he beat her and he stabbed her and from there, he tried to set the car on fire.

Apparently, they were involved in some drug usage together for a couple of days, and the end result, as everyone has seen on Facebook Live, is a very gruesome, very evil act.”

Johnson is being held without bail.

It is not known at this time if he has an attorney.

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Good guy with a gun stops bad guy who was stabbing a woman – so why is the mainstream media silent?

WACO, TX – Prior to September 1, 2021, roughly 1.5M Texans were licensed to carry firearms.

One out of every 20 people was legally armed. After that date, that ratio is believed to have changed to one out of every 10, thanks to Texas enacting Constitutional carry.

A Waco man found out the hard way that if you are in public and you get violent, chances are someone is going to have a weapon and is willing to use it to save someone else’s life.

That is exactly what happened last Friday night. Around 7:40 pm, witnesses saw a man with a knife chasing a woman into the QuickTrip (QT) convenience store.

Byron Bryant, 51, is alleged to have been “actively stabbing a female and was chasing her into the gas station,” Waco police said in a statement.

At that time of night, there are likely more than 10 people at a QT. So, odds were there would be a good Samaritan that would intervene.

That man was there, and while several witnesses were calling 9-1-1, he drew his weapon and put an end to the attack, shooting Bryant at least once.

According to KWTX:

“Officers were responding to the scene when they learned a separate third-party individual had intervened in an attempt to defend the female victim by shooting the suspect with a handgun.”

He was transported, as was his victim, to a local hospital. Both were treated for severe injuries.

While the woman is still in critical condition, Bryant was released on Monday and his being held in the McLennan County Jail on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

It is not yet clear what led to the violent attack or if Bryant and his victim knew one another.

And the armed individual who stopped what could have been a deadly attack?

Police say that he remained on scene and was cooperative. He was released after speaking with officers. It doesn’t appear that he will be facing charges for his actions.

A release from the Waco PD indicated the same information.

“The third-party individual remained on-scene and is cooperating with the investigation. That individual was released from the scene after speaking with officers and has not been charged with any crime.

The original suspect who was transported to the hospital is in custody and will remain in the custody of Waco Police officers while he continues to receive medical care for his injuries.”

Given the fact that the “good guy with a gun” argument goes against the anti-gun narrative coming from the left, it should come as no surprise that the mainstream media isn’t covering this story.

A quick search on all of the major news networks revealed a total of zero pieces covering the story.

Meanwhile, all of them provided numerous articles covering a deadly shooting outside a school in Minnesota that left one student dead, and another critically injured.

So, it isn’t really about covering a story, it is about protecting the narrative.

Meanwhile, here at Law Enforcement Today, we strive to bring our readers the truth, not push a false narrative.

We have covered many stories where an armed civilian intervened to stop an attack.

Remember Jack Wilson?

What about Stephen Willeford?

Or lesser-known events like this one in Tulsa, Oklahoma nearly two years ago.

There is no shortage of stories to choose from that detail the number of times that good guys with guns step in and save people lives. What would we do without these good Samaritans?

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