$20,000 Reward Offered in Homicide of 17-Year-Old Philadelphia Woman

PHILADELPHIA, PAPhiladelphia Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect wanted in connection with a homicide that occurred this past Sunday.

Authorities state that on September 11, at around 8:51 PM, police were called to the 5300 block of Horrocks Street after receiving reports of a person with a gun. There they found 17-year-old Teryn Johnson suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. She was later pronounced dead at Temple University Hospital. The investigation is ongoing, and police are offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case.

If you have any information, please contact Homicide Detectives Division at 215-686-3334.

Information is subject to change at any time as additional details may emerge. Information, a criminal complaint, or an arrest is not a declaration of guilt. A suspect, arrestee, or defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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