On June 26, 2013, at 5:26am, while the complainant, a 26 year-old male, was on the 1600 block of 7th Street he was approached by an unknown male armed with a gun demanding his iPhone. When the complainant refused he began to struggle with the suspect when he fired the handgun several times striking the complainant once in his chest. After a failed attempt at obtaining the complainant’s iPhone the suspect fled south on 7th Street.
- Suspect Description: Black male, 30 years-of-age, thin build, 160 lbs, clean shaven, close cut hair, brown complexion, Wearing light colored shorts and a brown t-shirt.
- To view the surveillance video: Visit The Philadelphia Police YouTube Channel or visit http://phillypolice.com/news
- If you see this suspect do not approach him, 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.
If you have any information about this crime or this suspect, please contact:
South Detectives Division
Det. Ruth #9232
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