Police arrest man in connection to Finley Playground fatal shooting

Philadelphia police have arrested a 19-year-old Olney man in connection to a fatal shooting that unfolded inside a city recreation center last Friday night. 

Saleem Snead is charged with murdering Paris Talbert, 17, of Elkins Park. Snead allegedly shot Talbert in the abdomen around 11:08 p.m. on Sept. 7 at Finley Playground in the city’s Stenton neighborhood.

Talbert was taken to Albert Einstein Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 12:15 a.m. on Sept. 8.

Police say a motive has not yet been determined.

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