Reward Offered in Philadelphia Homicide

PHILADELPHIA, PA — The Philadelphia Police Department announced that a $20,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction in a recent homicide.

Detectives say that on May 9, 2022, at approximately 2:30 pm, two perpetrators wearing black clothing approached a male victim who was pumping gas into his vehicle at a gas station located at 1060 E. Mount Airy Ave. perpetrators fired multiple shots at the victim, striking him throughout the body. The victim died of his injuries. The perpetrators were operating a 2009 red Mazda 3 sedan bearing the New Jersey license plate V62-PWX, and were last seen fleeing West on Mount Airy Ave.

If you have any information about this crime or these suspects please contact Det. Parker #9176 or Det. Ortiz #703 of Philadelphia’s Homicide Unit at 215-686-3334/3335.

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