Help Catch the Gunman: Philadelphia Police Request Public Assistance in Identifying Suspect

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Philadelphia police are requesting public assistance to identify a man believed to have fired a gun multiple times into an occupied building. Although no injuries were reported, the suspect remains at large.

Detective Dunne with the Central Detectives Division states that on May 31, 2023, at approximately 1:53 am, the suspect fired a handgun several times into an occupied building on the 3300 block of Ridge Avenue. Nine .40 caliber fired cartridge casings and one projectile was recovered. No injuries were reported.

The perpetrator is described as a black male with a thin build and goatee. He is wearing a hooded sweatshirt, jeans, and sneakers.

If you have any information about this crime or this suspect, please contact Det. Dunne with the Central Detectives Division at 215-686-3093.

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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