Suspect Wanted for Homicide in Juniata; $20,000 Reward

Surveillance picture of the suspect’s vehicle.

The Philadelphia Police Department Homicide Unit is looking to identify the vehicle, depicted in the following surveillance video excerpts, as part of an ongoing investigation into the shooting death of a 29 year old male who was shot while stopped in his vehicle in the intersection of “O” and Hunting Park Avenue on June 2nd. The suspect vehicle pulled next to the victim’s vehicle and several shots were fired from the suspect vehicle at the victim, mortally wounding him.

After the shooting incident the vehicle was last observed traveling southbound on Kensington Avenue, passing Somerset Street.

A $20,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the second suspect.

  • The vehicle is described as a 2009 to 2016 Nissan Maxima, teal green in color, with a moon roof, chrome rims and turn signal mirrors. If you see this suspect, police advise that you should not approach, but contact 911 immediately.
  • To submit a tip via telephone, dial 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847.
  • Use this electronic form to submit a tip anonymously.
  • All tips will be confidential.
A Juniata News reader, Tara Murtaugh, took this picture at the scene where the victim drove his vehicle into a fence and pool near Cayuga and Potter Streets
Photo: Juniata News
After hitting the fence and pool, the victim’s vehicle went through brush, nearly ending up in Frankford Creek. Photo: Juniata News

If you have any information about this crime or this suspect please contact the Detective Pearson in the Homicide Unit at 215-686-3334.

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