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Published on April 02, 2024
Philadelphia Police Seek Public's Help in Locating Suspect in Teen's Fatal ShootingSource: Philadelphia Police Department

Philadelphia police are on the lookout for a suspect following a fatal shooting that stole the life of a 15-year-old in the city’s 24th District, officials released crucial footage in hopes that the public can aid in apprehending the individual responsible for this heinous act that took place on the night of February 9, as revealed in a video shared by the Philadelphia Police Department.

According to the surveillance video published by the department, the incident occurred around 9:25 p.m. on Ruth Street where the young victim was shot and police are now asking for assistance in identifying the suspect captured in the video footage who arrived and left the scene of the crime driving a black BMW, the car could be a key piece in solving the case, as it might be recognizable to those who know the assailant.

Anyone with information that can lead to the identification of the assailant is encouraged to come forward and help in the ongoing investigation.

The police department asserts that public assistance is instrumental in tracking down the suspect and bringing closure to a family ravaged by grief and a community shaken to its core.

To report information regarding this case, the public is urged to contact the Philadelphia Police Department’s Homicide Unit. Tips can be submitted anonymously and could be the turning point in an investigation that seeks to provide answers and serve justice for a life cut tragically short. As the Philadelphia Police Department waits with bated breath, the hope is that someone, somewhere, has that pivotal detail that will close the chapter on this dark night in the 2900 block of Ruth Street.