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DAO Update on South Street Mass Shooting Investigation

PHILADELPHIA (June 8, 2022) – The District Attorney’s Office released the following update on the investigation of a mass shooting incident on Saturday, June 4th, that occurred in the South Street business and entertainment district in which three people were killed, including one of the shooters, and 11 people were wounded: “The District Attorney’s Office has approved an arrest warrant for the murder of one of the two innocent bystanders killed during the South Street mass shooting on Saturday night. We will not be releasing identifying information until such time as that individual is brought into custody by law enforcement. This highly complex investigation is a close collaboration among the Philadelphia Police, ATF, DAO, and other law enforcement agencies. We continue to make good progress – thanks in no small part to residents and local business owners who have provided tips, video, and other key information to investigators – and are hopeful that we will have a legal and factual basis to issue an arrest warrant for the second homicide in the next several days.”The following defendants have been arrested and charged to date for their roles in this mass shooting: Quran Garner (DOB: 8/29/2003) has been charged with four counts of Aggravated Assault, two counts of Assault of a Law Enforcement Officer, one count of VUFA 6106 and VUFA 6108, and related offenses.Rashaan Vereen (DOB: 12/05/1987) has been charged with Attempted Murder, Conspiracy, Aggravated AssaultObstructing Administration of Law, Tampering with Evidence, and related offenses.

CONTACT:Jane Roh, 215-686-8711, [email protected]

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The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office is the largest prosecutor’s office in Pennsylvania, and one of the largest in the nation. It serves the more than 1.5 million residents of the City and County of Philadelphia, employing 600 lawyers, detectives, and support staff. The District Attorney’s Office is responsible for the prosecution of approximately 40,000 criminal cases annually. Learn more about the DAO by visiting PhillyDA.org.