Crime Fighters: Who Killed Charles Campbell Jr.?

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PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) – Authorities are hoping the public will recognize a suspect wanted in connection with the shooting death of a 31-year-old man in the Mount Airy section of Philadelphia.

Authorities don’t know why anyone had a reason to kill Charles Campbell, Jr.

“All the indications we got for Mr. Campbell were that he was a caring father, son, brother and well loved by family and friends,” said Santo Montecalvo of the Citizens Crime Commission. .

On Saturday, May 15, 2021, Campbell was in the 7400 block area of ​​Fayette Street when police were called to report a person with a firearm.

“It happened at 9:58 p.m., 9:50 p.m. the police responded to the scene. Charles was lying on the ground in the back driveway with gunshot wounds,” Montecalvo said.

Campbell, 31, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Released surveillance video showed the suspect wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with a “Civil Regime” logo on the upper chest and on the back.

He was last seen running west on Washington Lane and south on Thouron Avenue.

The City of Philadelphia is offering up to $20,000 in rewards for the arrest and conviction of the person responsible.

“Anyone who has this information to help solve this crime can call 215-546-TIPS,” Montecalvo said.

All calls will remain anonymous.

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