Markese Martin- Pennsylvania- 2014 (CAPTURED) Sept 29, 2014 18:09:47 GMT -5
Post by Scumhunter on Sept 29, 2014 18:09:47 GMT -5
OLNEY (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police have identified a person of interest in the murder of a pregnant woman and her baby in Olney.
25-year-old Markese Martin of Godfrey Avenue is being sought in connection to the September 24th deadly shooting.
The incident occurred at approximately 12:54 a.m. on the 1600 block of West Nedro Street.
Police arrived to find 25-year-old Jasmine Williams, who was 8 months pregnant, and her 26-year-old fiance lying on the sidewalk.
Williams had been shot in the head, arm and both legs. The man was hit in the back and leg.
Officers rushed both of them to Einstein Medical Center, where Williams was pronounced dead.
Doctors did an emergency delivery of a baby girl and worked for an hour to try to save the infant, but in the end she did not survive.
Meanwhile, Martin is wanted in connection to another deadly shooting near a Hunting Park Popeye's Chicken restaurant.
This shooting occurred around 4:00 p.m. on September 3rd along the 4200 block of North Broad Street.
The victim, 42-year-old Kenneth Woods, suffered a gunshot wound to the chest.
Woods was transported to Temple University Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
20-year-old Megan Jones of Blue Bell, Pa. and 26-year-old Kord Rozier of Philadelphia have been arrested and charged in Woods' murder.
Homicide Investigators issued a warrant for Martin on Friday. He should be considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information on Martin's whereabouts, should contact the Homicide Fugitive Squad at 215-686-3068, 215-686-3334 or call 911. You can also submit an anonymous web tip by clicking on the following link: phillymostwanted.org/default.aspx?menuitemid=781&suspect=MARKESE%20MARTIN