Coatesville Man Charged with Attempted Homicide After Shooting

Zahfier RobinsonZahfier Robinson, age 25 of Coatesville (Image via Chester County District Attorney's Office)

COATESVILLE, PA — The Chester County District Attorney announced that Zahfier Robinson, age 25, of Coatesville, has been charged with attempted criminal homicide, aggravated assault, possession of a weapon, and related charges after shooting at a victim’s car in Coatesville. The defendant is being held on $1 million bail.

District Attorney Deb Ryan said, “What started as an ordinary day for the Coatesville community dramatically evolved into a life-threatening situation because of the defendant’s criminal conduct. So many things could have happened because of the bullets the defendant fired, and we are fortunate no one was killed or injured. The defendant will be held accountable in a court of law for his utter disregard of life.”

Chester County Detectives, the City of Coatesville Police Department and South Coatesville Police are investigating. If you have information about this incident, you are being asked to call Chester County Detectives at 610-344-6866.

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Information is subject to change at any time. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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