On May 1, 2019, at approximately 3:59 PM, an unknown black male on a bicycle approached the victim, a 34 year-old male, on the 3900 block of Pulaski Avenue and fired a handgun once, striking the victim in the head. The offender escaped on the bicycle and was last seen east on Pike Street towards Smedley Street. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injury and was pronounced dead. Nearby surveillance cameras caught images of the offender on the 1900 block of Hunting Park Avenue in the company of an unknown black female in the minutes just prior to the shooting. A $20,000.00 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction in this matter.
Suspect Description: Black male, late 30-40 years-of-age, dark complexion, medium build, wearing a dark colored knit hat, dark colored jacket, gray pants, and riding a small, white-framed bicycle.
If you see these suspects do not approach, contact 911 immediately.
To submit a tip via telephone, dial 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847.
All tips will be confidential.
If you have any information about this crime or these suspects, please contact:
Det. Centeno #916