Published on Jan 23, 2014
The Philadelphia Police Department's Homicide Unit is looking to identify the suspects who fatally shot a 26 year-old female in Fishtown.
On Sunday, January 19, 2014, at 10:35pm, 26 year old Amber Long from 17XX West Ritner Street, while accompanied by her mother, were walking on the 9XX North Front Street when they were approached by two unknown males. When the suspects approached Amber and her mother the suspects grabbed their purses. When one of the suspects grabbed Amber purse, he fired one shot striking her in the chest fatally wounding her. The offenders were last seen fleeing north on Front Street in a newer possible 4 door Chevy Impala. Amber was transported to Hahnemann Hospital where she was pronounced.
***The City of Philadelphia is offering a 20,000 reward and the Fraternal Order of Police is offering a $10,000 for the arrest and conviction of the suspects responsible for this crime.***
Suspect Description: Two unknown males.
Vehicle Description: Newer possible 4 door Chevy Impala
If you see these suspects do not approach them, contact 911 immediately.
To submit a tip via telephone, dial 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847.
If you have any information about this crime or this suspect, please contact:
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