KENSINGTON (WTXF) - Nine minutes into 2019, Philadelphia saw its first homicide of the year.
Officers responded to the 3200 block of Tampa Street in Kensington, where 36-year-old Anibal DeJesus suffered gunshot wounds to the chest, head and face. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
There is a $20,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case. This is an ongoing investigation.
Tips can be submitted by calling 215-686-TIPS (8477) or texting PPD TIP (773847). Tips can also be submitted anonymously online. All tips are confidential.
In 2018, Philadelphia recorded 351 homicides, the most in over a decade.
For resources for victims of violence in Philadelphia, see here.