Suspect identified in deadly shooting of 25-year-old woman in North Philadelphia

- Police have identified a suspect in the death of a woman who was shot and killed inside her North Philadelphia home Wednesday afternoon.

On Wednesday, around 5:13 p.m. officers responded to the 1500 block of Oakdale Street and found Amber Therese Jackson, 25, on the second floor of the home suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. She was pronounced dead a short time later.

Investigators Jackson lived inside the home and they had been combing through surveillance footage for more information about the suspect.

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Friday, police identified Khaleem Martin, 21, as a suspect in Jackson’s death.

Martin has been described by police as 6’2”, 180 lbs., with brown eyes, black hair and tattoos surrounding his eyebrow area. Police also shared a photo of the animated character “Jack Skellington” on one of his forearms.

Police say Khaleem is considered armed and dangerous, and anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to contact police.

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