Phila. Police seek tips on weekend murders

August 21, 2012 2:29:19 PM PDT
Philadelphia Police are urging the public to come forward with information about several murders that took place over the weekend.

One of those was the killing of off-duty Philadelphia Police Officer Moses Walker, Jr. The reward for information leading to the arrest of Walker's killers was up to $118,000 by Tuesday afternoon.

Police gave details on four additional murders:

1) Friday 12:20 a.m. at 1534 North 29th Street. Idris Bilal, 19, was shot and killed. The killer escaped in a dark-colored car with tinted windows, last seen heading north of the scene. A $20,000 reward is being offered in the case.

2) Friday 11:38 p.m. at 62 West Rockland St. Bryant Jones, 47, was shot and killed. Police are looking for a heavy-set man, 5'9" tall, who was wearing a red Polo shirt when he fled the scene. A $20,000 reward is being offered in the case.

3) Saturday 2:16 a.m. at 4975 Girard Ave. Duane Dixon, 22, was shot in the head and killed.

4) Sunday 4:20 p.m. at 1362 Wells St. Donald Mimes, 20, was shot and killed. Police have arrested and charged George Cobb with the murder.

Philadelphia Police are asking anyone with any information on any of these cases to contact them.


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