Police in Delaware County are seeking the public’s assistance in capturing a man wanted for the murder of a 13-year-old boy from the City of Chester, Your Content has learned.
Police told Your Content members of the city of Chester Police Department responded to the area of 20th and Potter Streets for reports of a gunshot victim. When they arrived, they found a 13-year-old boy in the backyard of a residence on the 400 block of E 20th Street.
The child, identified by police as Nyqueis Farlow, suffered from multiple gunshot wounds to his abdomen area as well as a gunshot wound to his head area.
Witnesses say the boy was fleeing on foot from the shooter(s) and further stated that he was running through yards and hoping fences in an attempt to get away from the gunfire before he fell to the ground.
According to police, the suspects hopped in a silver 2007 Acura RDX and fled. The vehicle had Delaware registration.
“The victim was then transported to Crozer Chester Medical Center, where he received further treatment.” Captain Captain James of Chester Police Department told Your Content.
“After receiving more intense treatment, the victim was transferred to Alfred I Dupont Hospital.”
Nyqueis died Monday due to the severity of his injuries.
If anyone has any information regarding this case, they are urged to contact City of Chester Police Dept. Detective Brian Pot at 610-447-8431 or Delaware County Criminal Investigation Division Detective David Tyler at 610-891-4197.
This is the 17th homicide in the City of Chester this year.
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