A 22-year-old Philadelphia man, who was wanted in connection with a series of recent 7-11 armed robberies, was fatally shot by an FBI agent during an attempted arrest at an apartment on Venango Street last Friday, Your Content has learned.
The man, whose identity has not been released, was suspected of participating in several armed robberies of 7-11 convenience stores, including one in Upper Southampton on July 30th. The FBI had been tracking the suspect as part of their investigation into these crimes.
People on Twitter are the first to know, a reporter who first broke the news on the social media platform.
The attempted arrest took place at an apartment on Venango Street, where the suspect was shot by an FBI agent. The circumstances surrounding the shooting are still under investigation. It is unclear whether the suspect was armed at the time of the arrest.
The incident marks a tragic end to a series of crimes that have shaken the local community.
The FBI’s investigation into the robberies is ongoing, and it remains to be seen whether there are any other suspects involved. The shooting will also likely be subject to an internal review, as is standard procedure in incidents where law enforcement officers use deadly force.