Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Not suicide, homicide, in West Philly

Police have charged a teenager with murdering a West Philadelphia man whose shooting death was initially thought to be suicide.

Not suicide, homicide, in West Philly

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Police have charged a teenager with murdering a West Philadelphia man whose shooting death was initially thought to be suicide.

Jeremy Robinson, 19, of 61st Street near Thompson was found on the second floor of his home with a gunshot wound to the head on Tuesday at 11:15 p.m. Robinson was rushed to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where he was pronounced dead at 3:31 a.m. on Wednesday.

Police arrested Malik Williams, 18, yesterday and charged him with murder and related offenses.

Williams lived several blocks away on North Felton Street near Master. Police have no motive for the shooting.

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