NE man charged with murder

A Holmes­burg man was charged with murder after he al­legedly shot an­oth­er man in the face dur­ing an ar­gu­ment on Feb. 2. Claude Thomas, 27, of the 4700 block of Vista St., wounded Rasheed Shan­non once in the face as the two quarreled in the street near Thomas’ home at about 1:45 p.m., po­lice said. Emer­gency re­spon­ders found Shan­non, 25, on the 4900 block of Fitler St. and took him to Aria Health-Tor­res­dale, where he died on Feb. 3.

Po­lice did not say what led them to sus­pect Thomas in the slay­ing. He was ar­res­ted at his home on Feb. 5 and re­mains in pris­on without bail pending a pre­lim­in­ary hear­ing on Feb. 26. ••

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