Roxborough High student murdered near his home

    A Roxborough High School student was fatally shot last night while walking near his home. He’s the second student from the school to be murdered in less than a month.


    NBC10 reports Rashawn “Shawnee” Anderson was shot in the neck while he walked through his apartment complex on the 3200-block of McMichael Street.

    Anderson, 18, was a basketball star at the school. Police are still investigating a motive and are searching for possible suspects. We’ll bring you the story from the school’s basketball game today against South Philly High, which Anderson would have played in.

    NewsWorks’ Alan Tu has spoken with Anderson’s girlfriend, who stressed his love for school and basketball.

    Roxborough Editor Megan Pinto will bring us the story from Roxborough High later.

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