Suspect arrested in teen's killing

May 1, 2009 12:01:00 PM PDT
A 19-year-old man has been arrested in the killing of a teenager in North Philadelphia.Isaiah Lassiter, of the 2100 block of Newkirk Street, was arrested and charged on Wednesday.

Police say, back on January 20th, Lassiter shot and killed Dwayne Canty, 17.

Police found Canty with several gunshot wounds to the back, arm and abdominal area on the southwest corner of Newkirk Street and Susquehanna Avenue.

He was taken to Temple Hospital and pronounced dead.

Lassiter is charged with Murder, Conspiracy to Commit Murder, Robbery and other charges.

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