Warrant issued for gunman in Hunting Park shotgun murder

A warrant has been issued for a 33-year-old man who police say shot two men with a shotgun in Hunting Park Monday night, killing one and critically injuring another.

David Mofield is wanted for shooting Brian Sweet to death on Percy Street near Pike, according to a police bulletin. A second man was shot in the torso and badly wounded in the incident.

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David Mofield, 33, is wanted in connection with the shooting death of Brian Sweet on Percy Street near Pike Monday, Aug. 19. (Photo: Police bulletin)

Mofield, described as 5 feet 8 and 150 pounds, is considered armed and dangerous, according to police.

Tipsters should contact homicide detectives at 215-686-3334 or the police tip line at 215-686-TIPS (8477). Tips can also be anonymously texted to PPD TIP (773847) or emailed to tips@phillypolice.com.

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