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NBC 10: Youth Boxing Coach arrested; involved in Philadelphia mass shooting

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

According to NBC 10 Philadelphia, one of the alleged gunmen involved in a mass shooting on South Street this past weekend has been arrested. 34-year-old Rashaan Vereen is a youth boxing coach, his neighbors told the TV station.

At this time, he is charged with attempted murder. Vereen was allegedly involved in the South Street mass shooting that resulted in three people dead and an additional 11 people with injuries.

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In addition to attempted murder, Vereen is also facing aggravated assault, simple assault, and other charges. More charges may be added at a later date.

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The police said that Vereen was with his friend, Gregory Jackson on South Street on Saturday night when they walked past Micah Towns. The authorities believe that words were exchanged before an altercation happened where Vereen and Jackson attacked Towns. This was captured on video.

Jackson then pulled his gun and shot Towns. Seconds later, Towns fired back and killed Jackson in an exchange of gunfire. Police said that both men shot at each other 17 times.

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Innocent bystanders Kristopher Minners and Alexis Quinn were killed in the shooting. Minners were out celebrating his birthday, according to the TV station.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso IIIhttps://thecapitalsportsreport.com
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the sports journalism field since 2002 and has covered numerous high-profile events, including 11 Heisman Trophy ceremonies.
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