A video that surfaced on social media on Tuesday showed a deadly shooting inside a North Philadelphia business. The video, which was captured by a surveillance camera, shows a man entering the store and firing multiple shots at a group of people.
The shooting happened around 5 p.m. on Tuesday at a corner store located at 23rd and Jefferson streets. The video shows a man, later identified as 24-year-old Darryl Williams, walking into the store and firing multiple shots at a group of people. One man was killed and another was injured.
The victim, a 50-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene. The injured man, a 28-year-old, was taken to a hospital in stable condition.
Darryl Williams, the suspect in the shooting, was arrested on Wednesday and charged with murder, attempted murder, aggravated assault, and related offenses.
Williams has a criminal record that includes prior arrests for robbery and gun offenses. He was reportedly on parole at the time of the shooting.
The shooting has sparked outrage in the community and calls for action to address the city’s gun violence problem. Philadelphia has seen a significant increase in homicides and shootings in recent years, and the city has struggled to find solutions to the problem.
Mayor Jim Kenney released a statement following the shooting, saying, “This senseless violence has to stop. We need to come together as a city to address the root causes of gun violence and work together to make our communities safer.”
The investigation into the shooting is ongoing, and police are asking anyone with information to come forward. They have released the surveillance video in the hopes of identifying additional suspects.
Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw said in a statement, “We will not rest until we bring every individual involved in this heinous act to justice.”
The shooting inside a North Philadelphia business has once again highlighted the city’s struggle with gun violence. The video of the shooting has shocked and saddened many, and the community is calling for action to address the root causes of the problem.
As the investigation continues, the city mourns the loss of another life to senseless violence. It is clear that more needs to be done to make our communities safer and to prevent tragedies like this from happening in the future.