On Saturday, August 18, at about 5:56 a.m., Police Officer Moses Walker, Jr. was shot several times on the 2000 block of Cecil B. Moore Avenue. According to an official statement released by the Philadelphia Police Department, he was transported to Hahnemann Hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.
Walker, 40, was a 19-year veteran of the Philadelphia Police Department and was assigned to the 22nd District.
The City of Philadelphia is offering a $20,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the suspect in today’s killing. The Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 is offering an additional $10,000 reward for the arrest of the suspect.