Philadelphia Police announced the arrest today of the man who they say walked into a home earlier this week and opened fire killing a teenage female and a young man.
The shooting began around 1:30 a.m. tuesday inside a home that neighbors call, "the problem" house" on the block.
According to Philadelphia Police, Darren Williams, 24, armed with a shotgun, walked into a home on the 2800 block of Sebring Street in the Holme Circle section of Northeast Philadelphia and shot Lauren Fenningham, 18, of the 3400 block of Princeton Avenue, in the head as she sat on a couch. Medics pronounced Fenningham dead a short time later.
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Investigators then say Williams shot aresident Sean Neal, 24, in the abdomen before fleeing. Neal was rushed to the hospital in critical condition He died early Tuesday evening.
Investigators told NBC10 that they had a suspect in mind in the case and were actively trying to track him down.
“We have several witnesses who were in the house at the time,” said Chief Inspector Scott Small. Those witnesses were being interviewed by police.
On Thursday, police arrested Williams in his Anchor Street home. Williams faces two counts of murder as well as firearms charges.