Arrest made in murder of woman shot while driving

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Timothy Barnes arrested in murder of Tyisha Timmons shot while driving as reported during Action News at 11 on July 31, 2018. (WPVI)

Philadelphia police have made an arrest in the February murder of a woman who was shot while driving.

Detectives said Timothy Barnes, 33, of the 1500 block of West Nedro Street is responsible for killing 23-year-old Tyisha Timmons.


Timmons was driving a van on the 5700 block of North Broad Street in Logan when she was shot and killed. She crashed the van into a building injuring the 5 passengers inside, which included her twin sister and three children.

Police did not identify a motive for the murder.

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Raw video of the chaotic scene in the moments immediately following the Broad Street shooting and subsequent crash on February 21, 2018, submitted by an Action News viewer.



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