VIDEO: Philly Police seek homicide suspect in cold case

- The Philadelphia Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying a homicide suspect.

Around 7:30 p.m. on September 13, 2016, officers responded to a report of a Person with a Gun on the 5800 block of Hoffman Street.

Upon their arrival, officers found a victim suffering from gunshot wounds to the head and torso.

The victim was transported to the hospital where he died a short time later.

Several surveillance cameras in the area caught images of the suspect.

The suspect is described as a black man in his early- to mid-20s with a thin build, medium complexion and wearing a maroon hooded sweatshirt with white drawstrings, dark colored jeans and tan work boots.

To submit a tip via telephone, dial 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847. Or, submit a tip anonymously. All tips are confidential.

If you have any information about this crime or this suspect, please contact Homicide Division: 215-686-3334 Det. Griffin #867 DC #16-12-064224

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