SOUTHWEST PHILADELPHIA (WTXF) - Police have identified the suspect wanted in connection with a deadly quadruple shooting that left a 23-year-old man dead in Southwest Philadelphia.
The incident took place shortly after 9:30 p.m. Thursday on the 6600 block of Dorel Street. Police say 21-year-old Jabir Kennedy is the man responsible for the shooting.
Officials say it was a dispute between Kennedy and his girlfriend — the father of her children — that touched off the violent rampage.
"The girlfriend and some of her relatives went to [Kennedy's] home, confronted him and a fight broke out. Four were shot, one later died," Homicide Unit Captain John Ryan said.
Tina Mitchell ran to aid the injured.
"The one girl that was out here — she grabbed my coat and asked me to help her because there was a young man [with] his head hanging out of the car," neighbor Tina Mitchell said.
Another was on his feet trying to stop the bleeding from his wound while victim moaning in pain on the pavement between two cars.
"He was saying he got shot in the chest and he was down. His friend said don't move, stay where you are," neighbor Hadi Karmarl said.
Residents say they are startled by this extreme violence erupting on Dorel just days before a holiday of peace and goodwill.
Kennedy is currently wanted for murder, three counts of attempted murder and related offenses. He is considered to be armed and dangerous.