Days after one arrest, police ID 2nd suspect in double homicide

Angel Montanez and Ativa Jackson

Philadelphia police are now looking for a second suspect in connection with a double homicide in the city's West Kensington section.

Angel Montanez, 19, of the 100 block of West Wishart Street is being sought for the January 3rd killings.

News of this second suspect comes just a few days after the arrest of 19-year-old Ativa Jackson. He was taken into custody on Thursday afternoon.

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Both Montanez and Jackson both reside in the same block where the shooting occurred.

Officers were called to the scene around 5:48 p.m. on Sunday, January 3rd.
There they found three victims.

47-year-old Richard DaVilla and 21-year-old Raul Rodriguez were both found on the street suffering gunshot wounds. They were taken to Temple University hospital where both were pronounced dead.

A 17-year-old boy was found in a nearby home with a gunshot wound to the face. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Anyone with information on Montanez's whereabouts is is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 215-686-3334 / 3335 or call 911.
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