By Bill Gelman
An arrest warrant has been issued for 16-year-old Brandon Olivieri in reference to Tuesday’s double homicide in the area of 12th and Ritner streets.
At approximately 8:24 p.m., 3rd District officers responded to the area of 12th and Ritner streets for a radio call of a person with a gun gunshots. On location, officers located two victims lying on the street with chest wounds, officer Tanya Little of the Philadelphia Police Department Office of Public Affairs said. Both victims were transported to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital by responding officers. According to police, the first victim, Caleer Miller, 16, from the 1100 block of Dorrance Street, was pronounced dead at 9:04 p.m. The other victim, Salvatore Dinubile, 16, from the 2300 block of South 12th Street, was pronounced dead at 9:13 p.m.
Taking Our South Philly Streets Back is held a candlelight prayer vigil on Wednesday night at 12th and Ritner streets.
This story will be updated as additional details become available.