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Obituary: Tony Frye of Audubon, age 96

Philadelphia: Escape Prisoner Sean Johnson Wanted for Attempted Murder

May 30, 2012 


On May 17, 2012 at 2:40pm, an 80 year old male was inside of his home in the 6600 block of Yocum Street. The victim heard a noise in his basement, went to investigate and was shot in the stomach and leg. The victim is currently in critical condition at HUP. As a result of investigation, Southwest Detectives identified Sean Johnson as a black male, 18 years-of-age from the 2100 block of South 67th Street as the person responsible for this burglary/attempted murder. A warrant was obtained and Johnson was taken into custody. On May 26, 2012, while at Southwest Detectives Division, Johnson escaped and is currently a fugitive.

If you have any information about suspect Sean Johnson, please contact: 

Captain Naish
Lieutenant Walker
Southwest Detectives Division