Samir Jefferson fatally shot while waiting for bus in North Philadelphia

Samir Jefferson Death – Cause of Death – Samir Jefferson, a 14-year-old boy was shot nearly 20 times and killed while waiting for a SEPTA bus in North Philadelphia on Monday afternoon, 29th of November 2021. The police described this incident as an ambush murder and they said two men are now being questioned in connection to the shooting.

Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small stated in a release that “A vehicle, maybe two, pull up. Two males get out and start shooting at him, chasing him.” Numerous 911 calls about shots fired outside a packed Rite Aid at the busy intersection of Rising Sun and Wyoming Avenues in the city’s Feltonville neighborhood, alerted the police to the scene. Upon arrival, they located Samir laying on the sidewalk with many gunshot wounds.

Authorities said Samir was shot at least 18 times while waiting for a SEPTA bus. He died from his injuries at Temple University Hospital. Investigations suggests that the killing was targeted. Surveillance video and an eyewitness helped police track down two persons of interest a few miles away along Summerdale Avenue, news reported. Police are still investigating a motive.

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