Police have identified the suspected gunman in the shooting of a teen girl killed near a Philadelphia hospital during a large melee.
Homicide detectives say they have signed a murder warrant for 19-year-old city resident Darian Person, and are searching for him.
Capt. James Clark says that two groups had been feuding and decided to meet up Monday afternoon at a busy intersection near Einstein Medical Center.
He says the gathering had devolved into a few different fights when the girl was struck by a bullet that traveled for half a city block.
He calls the victim, 15-year-old Aisha Abdur-Rhaman, “a sweet and very bright 10th grader” at Delaware Valley Charter High School.
Police say many of the teens involved in the melee are students there.