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Police identify two S.W. Philly murder suspects

Police have identified two men wanted in connection with a triple shooting that left one woman dead in Southwest Philadelphia yesterday.

Police identify two S.W. Philly murder suspects

Police have identified two men wanted in connection with a triple shooting that left one woman dead in Southwest Philadelphia yesterday.

Aaron Parker, 37, who also uses the alias Dan Cooper, allegedly opened fire on a crowd of people standing in front of a rowhouse at 53rd Street near Chester Avenue at about 4 p.m. Nyesha Whitney, 23, was killed, and two of her relatives were wounded.

Parker, of Belmar Terrace near 55th Street, is wanted on murder charges. Police are also searching for Jamir "June" Jackson, 37, who is wanted on a charge of solicitation to commit murder. Jackson lives on Litchfield Street near 55th.

According to Dafney's acount in today's Daily News, the triple shooting was the result of a fatal family feud that began last summer, when Nyesha Whitney's cousin, Craig Whitney, allegedly gunned down Anthony Jackson, who is related to Jamir Jackson .

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