PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia police are investigating a fatal shooting in the city’s Port Richmond neighborhood. The alleged shooter tells police he shot a man after he caught him trying to steal DJ equipment from his trailer.
UPDATE: Police have made an arrest. More details to come. Shooter’s age corrected to 37 years old. https://t.co/0PgCgMMMI0
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It happened on the 2700 block of East Somerset Street, just before 4 a.m. Wednesday.
The alleged thief then ran a block away to an SUV that was waiting on East Thompson Street. That’s where he collapsed. Medics pronounced the 39-year-old man dead at the scene.
Police say the victim’s girlfriend was waiting at the vehicle.
Police tell Eyewitness News they recovered DJ equipment from the victim’s SUV.