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.

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    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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