Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Cops arrest man in teen's slaying

Police have charged a South Philadelphia man with murder for allegedly gunning down a Northern Liberties teen outside a Chinese takeout in November.

Cops arrest man in teen's slaying

0 comments

Police have charged a South Philadelphia man with murder and weapon offenses for allegedly gunning down a Northern Liberties teen outside a Chinese takeout in November.

Jamil Davis, 22, of Ringgold Street near Tasker, is being held without bail in the Nov. 4 murder of Lance Wilson, 18, of Third Street near George, said Officer Jillian Russell, a police spokeswoman. The motive is listed as argument; Russell had no details on what sparked the argument.

Davis allegedly shot Wilson in the back at 5:15 p.m., as the teen left a Chinese takeout on Jefferson Street near 7th. Wilson died within the hour at Hahnemann University Hospital. His mother told the Philadelphia Tribune in November that he was a student at the Kensington Business School, and his relatives and friends had no idea why he was targeted for death. She couldn't be reached for comment today.

Davis has multiple prior arrests and was wanted on a warrant in a drug case at the time of Wilson's death, court records show.

0 comments
We encourage respectful comments but reserve the right to delete anything that doesn't contribute to an engaging dialogue.
Help us moderate this thread by flagging comments that violate our guidelines.

Comment policy:

Philly.com comments are intended to be civil, friendly conversations. Please treat other participants with respect and in a way that you would want to be treated. You are responsible for what you say. And please, stay on topic. If you see an objectionable post, please report it to us using the "Report Abuse" option.

Please note that comments are monitored by Philly.com staff. We reserve the right at all times to remove any information or materials that are unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, indecent or otherwise objectionable. Personal attacks, especially on other participants, are not permitted. We reserve the right to permanently block any user who violates these terms and conditions.

Additionally comments that are long, have multiple paragraph breaks, include code, or include hyperlinks may not be posted.

Read 0 comments
 
comments powered by Disqus
About this blog

Philly Confidential, which covers crime in Philadelphia and the suburbs, is written by Daily News staffers Dana DiFilippo, Stephanie Farr and Vinny Vella.

E-mail tips to DiFilippo at difilid@phillynews.com and follow her on Twitter here.

E-mail tips to Farr at farrs@phillynews.com and follow her on Twitter here.

E-mail tips to Vella at vellav@phillynews.com and follow him on Twitter here.

The Philly Confidential team
Also on Philly.com
letter icon Newsletter
Topics: