PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police are calling a deadly shooting outside the Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility in Northeast Philadelphia a tragic case of mistaken identity. Rodney Hargrove was shot and killed on the prison property about an hour after he was released.
Sixteen-year-old Ameen Hurst has been charged with that murder.READ MORE: Tax Refund Delays Grow As Filing Deadline Gets Closer
Hurst is also charged with three other murders, including one on Christmas Eve.
Police say Hurst shot 20-year-old Dyewou Nyshawn Scruggs multiple times on the 1800 block of Wynnewood Road.READ MORE: Police: Co-Worker Naheem Williamson Arrested In Tyree Roundtree's Murder Over $1,500 In Construction Wages
Police say Hurst was arrested on March 20 and charged with Scruggs’ murder.
Police say Hurst was also involved in a deadly quadruple shooting on the 400 block of North 76th Street that occurred on March 11.
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Hurst was rearrested and charged for those homicides on Wednesday, April 21.