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.

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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