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Man, 20, charged in fatal shooting outside rapper's tour bus

A 20-year-old man has been charged with murder and a slew of related offenses for allegedly shooting one man to death and wounding another outside a rapper's tour bus late last week.

Man, 20, charged in fatal shooting outside rapper's tour bus

Frank Briggs, 20, is charged with murder and related offenses in a shooting outside rapper French Montana´s tour bus that left one dead and another wounded. (Photo: Philadelphia Police)
Frank Briggs, 20, is charged with murder and related offenses in a shooting outside rapper French Montana's tour bus that left one dead and another wounded. (Photo: Philadelphia Police)

A 20-year-old man has been charged with murder and a slew of related offenses for allegedly shooting one man to death and wounding another outside a rapper's tour bus late last week.

Police say 20-year-old Frank Briggs, of Shedaker Street near Baynton in East Germantown, pulled up in a car and opened fire on a crowd gathered outside rap artist French Montana's tour bus late Thursday night after the bus stopped near a Holiday Inn Express on Columbus Boulevard.

Fatally wounded in the drive-by shooting was Jowann King, 26, of New York. A second man, age 28, was also wounded in the shooting, but survived.

Briggs is charged with murder, attempted murder, aggravated assault, reckless endangerment, violation of the Uniform Firearms Act and related offenses.

Police have not said what motivated the shooting.

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