Police: Suspect charged with murder in North Philadelphia homicide

Authorities have charged a man with murder and related offenses following a shooting Tuesday morning in Fern Rock.

According to police, 31-year-old Phillip Turner fatally shot 51-year-old David Cobb in the head on the 1300 block of West Chew Avenue sometime before 9 a.m.

Officers arrived on scene and found Cobb lying on the sidewalk. He was reportedly pronounced dead on the scene.


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Police say Turner was arrested on the 5700 block of Broad Street following the shooting. 

Turner was charged with murder, robbery and related charges.


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