Police Searching for Male Suspect in Connection With 2022 Homicide

PHILADELPHIA, PA — The Philadelphia Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a homicide that occurred in August 2022.

Authorities stated that on Wednesday, August 3, 2022, at about 9:30 PM, a 26-year-old male was shot and killed in the 3100 block of Rorer Street. A second victim sustained non-life-threatening gunshot wounds during the incident as well. The suspect was known to frequent the area of G & Willard Streets near Allegheny Avenue and is described as a black male of average height and weight, with facial hair. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with a distinct design on the chest, grey shorts with a large white “NIKE” swoosh symbol on the left leg, and black athletic shoes.

If you have any information about this crime or this suspect, call or text 215.686.TIPS (8477).

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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