The Philadelphia Police Department’s 2013 “Most Wanted” list includes five suspects with ties to neighborhoods in and around the city’s Northwest section.
They are Terrell Antrom, Jerome Edwards, Christopher Audain, Clanot Pierre-Luis and Aran Abramian.
Antrom, 24, of Nicetown, is wanted on murder and firearms charges in connection to a fatal shooting in the neighborhood.
At around 1:33 a.m. on Nov. 23, 2012, officers responded to the 2000 block of Dennie St. and found a 25-year-old woman suffering from a gunshot wound to the head, according to police.
The victim, later identified as Johnika Tiggett, was taken to Temple University Hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 11:30 p.m. the same day.
Police said that about 20 minutes before the shooting, a group of men were arguing on the corner as Tiggett and a few other women stood in a group on the opposite corner.
One of the men allegedly fired at another member of the group, according to police. The victim was caught in the crossfire.
Three men have already been arrested in connection to the shooting.
Edwards, 42, of West Oak Lane, is wanted on armed robbery charges in connection to two incidents from 2011.
According to police, at around 9 p.m. on Aug. 15, 2011, Edwards entered a Wendy’s restaurant on the 5500 block of Wayne Ave. in Germantown.
Police said after speaking with a customer, Edwards left but returned moments later and headed for a hallway near the restaurant’s restrooms. There, he placed a tight-knit ski mask over his head and face.
Edwards then walked directly to the cash registers, pointed a handgun at an employee’s stomach and threatened to kill before walking off with approximately $216.
Three days later, on Aug. 15, Edwards climbed through the drive-thru window of a McDonald’s restaurant on the 2200 block of Stenton Ave. in West Oak Lane, according to police.
Once inside, police said Edwards, while carrying a handgun, reportedly walked around the kitchen area before exiting through the drive-thru.
Nothing was taken during the incident and no injuries were reported in either incident.
Audain, 30, of West Oak Lane, is wanted on aggravated assault and firearms charges in connection to a 2009 incident.
At around 7:45 p.m. on Sept. 7, 2009, officers responded to Lankenau Hospital following a report of a gunshot victim, according to police.
The victim was later transported to Temple University Hospital.
Police said earlier in the evening, a witness told officers that Audain was arguing with the victim outside of a property on the 1700 block of N. 62nd St. near Overbrook.
After the argument reportedly became physical, the same witness said Audain shot the victim once in the stomach.
Pierre-Luis, 35, of North Philadelphia, not far from Southwest Germantown, is also wanted on aggravated assault and firearms charges in connection to a 1999 domestic dispute in the neighborhood.
At around 5 p.m. on Oct. 24, 1999, Pierre-Luis’ punched his longtime girlfriend in the chest and threatened to shoot her after she told him she wanted to end the relationship, according to police.
Aran Abramian, 31, of Olney, is wanted on rape charges in connection to an incident in Northeast Philadelphia. On Nov. 4, 2001, police said Abramian raped his girlfriend on the 900 block of Old Bustelton Ave.
Police said Abramian has since fled to Russia and that Interpol has been contacted in an effort to make an arrest.
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