Shot in the head

By Amanda L. Snyder

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A Whitman teen was found dead in the middle of a West Passyunk street Saturday night. 

Police responded to reports of a person with a gun at 10:48 p.m. on the 2000 block of South Croskey Street, which was where officers spotted Daquan Parker, 17, of the 2500 block of South Sixth Street, with a gunshot wound to the head, Officer Christine O’Brien of the Police Public Affairs Unit said. Medics pronounced Parker dead at the scene 16 minutes later. 

Police deemed the motive as an argument, but did not have any suspects at press time, O’Brien said. 

To report information, call Homicide Division at 215-686-3334, text PPDTIP (773847) or

Contact Managing Editor Amanda L. Snyder at or ext. 117.

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1. Anonymous said... on Dec 7, 2012 at 03:38PM

“SAVE POINT BREEZE! Coffee shops kills teens!

Parents lack commitment in this area.”

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2. Anonymous said... on Dec 15, 2012 at 12:54AM

“He was a sweet kid whose father was murdered the same way.”


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