Man killed after argument, shooting in Germantown identified

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1 dead, 1 in custody in Germantown shooting: Sarah Bloomquist reports during Action News at noon on April 24. (WPVI)

Police have identified a man shot and killed early Monday in the Germantown section of Philadelphia.

22-year-old Boris Kimber, Jr. of the 1900 block of Graham Lane was shot after an argument erupted in a boarding house.

It happened at 12 a.m. Monday in the unit block of East Penn Street.
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Watch Action Cam raw video from the scene of a deadly shooting in the Germantown section of Philadelphia.



Investigators say Kimber and another man started arguing in a third floor apartment.

At some point, the man pulled out a gun and shot Kimber multiple times, killing him.

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Shooting in Germantown: Katherine Scott reports during Action News at 5 a.m. on April 24.


Police say the assailant, a 28-year-old man, fled the building.

Officers caught up with him a short time later and arrested him. His name has not been released.



The murder weapon was recovered near the scene.

There was no immediate word what led to the argument.

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