Philadelphia Police Seek Suspect in Shooting of 23-Year-Old Male

PHILADELPHIA, PA — In the early hours of July 6th morning, the Philadelphia Police Department responded to a call of shots fired in the 600 block of Lippincott Street. Upon arrival, they found a 23-year-old male victim with a gunshot wound to the chest.

The victim was transported to Jefferson University Hospital where he later died from his injuries. The Philadelphia Police Department Homicide Unit is now asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect in this tragic shooting. In these surveillance video excerpts, you can see the suspect fleeing the scene after shooting the victim.

If you see the suspect described in this bulletin, do not approach him. Contact 911 immediately and provide as much detail as possible about his whereabouts. The suspect is a black male, approximately 25 to 30 years old, light complected, 5’4″ to 5’8″, stocky built, with short dreads type hairstyle, mustache and sideburns. He was last seen wearing a green camouflage pattern long sleeve shirt, grey shorts, and white Air Force One athletic shoes.

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If you have any information about this individual or the incident, please call 215.686.TIPS (8477) to submit a tip anonymously.

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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