Northeast Times

Suspect sought in Mayfair murder

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Po­lice are seek­ing a 21-year-old Cottman Av­en­ue man in con­nec­tion with an Oct. 3 fatal shoot­ing.

Khalil Walk­er-Shabazz of the 3200 block of Cottman is wanted in con­nec­tion with the death of 25-year-old Jerry Ed­wards of the 6700 block of Oak­land St.

Ed­wards was found in the driver’s seat of a 1997 green Dodge Stratus be­hind homes on the 7500 block of Brous Ave. at about 5:23 a.m. on Oct. 3.

Ed­wards had been shot sev­er­al times and was pro­nounced dead at the scene at 5:35 a.m., said po­lice spokes­wo­man Of­ficer Christine O’Bri­en.

Walk­er-Shabazz is con­sidered armed and dan­ger­ous. Any­one with in­form­a­tion on his where­abouts should call the Hom­icide Unit at 215-686-3334 or 3335, or call 911.

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