Wanted: 9 fugitives sought in connection with deadly shootings in North Philadelphia, Brewerytown, DA says
PHILADELPHIA - Investigators with the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office are searching for several wanted fugitives connected to deadly shootings in the city.
District Attorney Larry Krasner and other officials from his office discussed the fugitives and their alleged criminal activity in a press conference held on Monday morning.
Authorities say the names set to be announced are of suspects wanted for deadly shootings in the city's North Philadelphia and Brewerytown sections.
This announcement comes three weeks after the DA's Office released a list of another 10 fugitives wanted for murders dating back to 2019.
Krasner, along with other local law enforcement leaders, are asking for the public's help to find the following fugitives:
- Justin Akines - wanted for fatally beating his partner's 4-month-old child in an apartment on the 8200 block of Frankford Avenue on September 4, 2022
- Derek Chappelle - wanted for murder of 33-year-old man shot on the 2400 block of North Sydenham Street on February 21, 2023
- Nicholas Corea - wanted for fatally shooting a 43-year-old man on the 1400 block of Cambridge Street on December 7, 2022. Investigators believe Corea may have fled to the Dominican Republic
- Reginald Harden - wanted for fatally shooting a 37-year-old man in the head and chest near the corner of 20th and Cumberland Streets on January 31, 2022
- Khari Murphy - wanted for fatally shooting a 32-year-old man in the back, chest, and arms on the 2600 block of North Chadwick Street on September 14, 2018
- Inahya Sparks - wanted for fatally shooting 17-year-old man in the back during a robbery on the 2300 block of Edgley Street on September 1, 2020
- Anthony Watson - wanted for murder in fatal shooting a 16-year-old man multiple times inside car on the 2200 block of West Diamond Street on August 23, 2020
- Marcus Whitehead - wanted for fatally shooting a 26-year-old man on the 1900 block of North 9th Street on August 6, 2022. The victim was in Philadelphia for the memorial service of a friend who was gunned down in a separate homicide
- Jahmir Wylie - wanted for murder of 30-year-old man on the 2400 block of Kelly Drive on July 16, 2022