PHILADELPHIA, PA – A 17-year-old was shot and killed last Tuesday and today, police have released a photo of the suspect in hopes that the public can help them identify the gunman.
“The Philadelphia Police Department Homicide Unit is looking to identify the individual, depicted in the following surveillance video excerpts, as part of an ongoing investigation into the Homicide of a 17-year-old male, that occurred on Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021, at about 6:46 PM, in the 1200 block of S. 58th Street. The suspect is observed turning onto S. 58th Street from Cobbs Creek Parkway prior to the shooting, and after shooting the decedent, is last seen running Westbound from S. 58th Street onto Thomas Avenue,” the agency said.
The suspect is described as having medium-brown skin complexion, of medium build, and wearing a red hooded sweatshirt with a white design on the chest, light blue knee length shorts with dark blue and white accent stripes at the bottom, and the waist and grey athletic type shoes and white socks. The suspect was also wearing a white in color Covid-type mask.