Fight escalates into deadly daytime shooting in West Philadelphia, suspect charged with murder: police

A man is dead after a daytime shooting rang out in West Philadelphia Saturday afternoon.

Officers were called to the 1400 block of 54th Street to find a gunshot victim, identified as 50-year-old Nevaughn Beasley, fatally shot once in the chest.


Police say an argument broke out when Beasley tried to park his car, and quickly escalated into a physical fight after the suspect reversed into the victim's car.

At one point the victim fell to the ground. The suspect fired his weapon once, then backed away, according to authorities.

The suspect, identified as 29-year-old Rasheed Morrison, was taken into custody at the scene and charged with murder and related offenses. His weapon was also recovered.