Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Man sought in Southwark shooting homicide

Police are searching for Ikim Graham, 23, in connection with a shooting in Southwark on May 31 that left a 17-year-old boy dead.

Man sought in Southwark shooting homicide

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Police are searching for Ikim Graham, 23, in connection with a shooting in Southwark on May 31 that left a 17-year-old boy dead.  

Just before 10 p.m., shots rang out on 5th Street near Pierce and Naasir Westbrook, a 17-year-old junior at Mastery Charter School, was fatally wounded in his forehead.

Police said Graham’s last known address is on Greenwich Street near 5th in Southwark — about eight blocks from the shooting scene.

Graham is about 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs about 160 pounds and has tattoos on his hands and arms. Cops said he frequents the area of 5th and Morris.

Tipsters are asked to call the Homicide Unit at 215-686-3334, the tip line at 215-686-TIPS (8477) or reach the department online.

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