Police: Man charged with criminal homicide in West Philly double shooting

Josua Bryant, 27, was charged with criminal homicide in connection with the July shooting.

Police have made an arrest following a shooting that left one man dead and another injured in West Philadelphia.

The incident occurred around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, on the 600 block of South 60th Street.

Police say 27-year-old Garvin Rojas was shot multiple times and rushed to the hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries. A 52-year-old man was also shot in the hand.

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On Saturday, 27-year-old Josua Bryant was arrested and charged with criminal homicide.

No further details have been released at this time.


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