Arrest made in murder of woman shot while driving

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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.

NORTH PHILADELPHIA (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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