Police identify suspect in Mayfair homicide

Police are searching for Khalil Walker-Shabazz, 21, in connection with a shooting last week in Mayfair that left Jerry Edwards, 25, dead in a parked car on Brous Avenue near Nesper Street.

Cops responded to a radio call for gunshots around 5:20 a.m. on Oct. 3 and found the victim sitting in the driver’s seat of a green, 1997 Dodge Stratus. The man was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

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Khalil Walker Shabazz, 21, of Mayfair, is wanted in connection with a shooting homicide in Mayfair on Oct. 3. (Philadelphia Police Photo)

Information on the shooter’s motive was not immediately available.

Cops said Walker-Shabazz lives on Cottman Avenue near Sackett Street and should be considered armed and dangerous.

Tipsters are asked to call the Homicide Unit at 215-686-3334, or call 9-1-1.

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