(Philadelphia, PA - April 4, 2017)-The
Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) is offering a $10,000 reward
for information that results in the arrest and conviction of those
responsible for the shootings in North Philadelphia that left three
people dead and one person seriously wounded.
"PHA's thoughts and prayers are with the families that were
affected by this act of violence. We are firmly committed to the
safety of our residents and the neighborhoods where our
developments are located," said PHA President and CEO Kelvin
Jeremiah. "Anything that threatens the safety of our residents or
their neighbors cannot be tolerated. PHA is calling on the
community to help put these cowards behind bars."
The shooting occurred Monday afternoon in the 1100 block of
Stiles Street near PHA owned apartments and St. Malachy
Philadelphia Police say that two gunmen fired at least 20 rounds
around 3:30. The assailants may have jumped into a gray SUV
nearby after the shooting.
Authorities have identified the victims as:
• Tyair Jabbar, 20, of Southwest Philadelphia
• Ronald Fenwick, 32, who lived near the shooting site
• Marcello Robertson, 27, of Hunting Park
The fourth victim was a 26-year-old man who was shot in his
stomach and is hospitalized in stable condition.
Anyone with information is asked to call 215-684-3350.