In Lawncrest, Philadelphia, a man sought for shooting four people inside a shared residence, leaving three dead, has died after a confrontation with the police.
The shooter, identified as 41-year-old Jahad Snead, targeted his own mother, 63-year-old Denise Snead-Doram, and stepfather, 61-year-old Greg Doram, who were among the victims. The third victim was 42-year-old Nina O’Brien of Pelham Rd.
The quadruple shooting occurred around 4:50 a.m. on Monday at their home on Shelbourne Street.
Responding to the incident, police discovered three fatalities in the front room while Snead’s sister, the fourth victim, survived and was hospitalized for gunshot wounds. She provided crucial information to locate the suspect.
Police found Snead driving a blue Honda Pilot in East Mount Airy at E. Phil Ellena and Ross streets, around 7 a.m. Snead fired at officers, who returned fire, critically injuring him. He later succumbed to his injuries.
One officer sustained minor injuries from broken glass and was also hospitalized.
A second person in the Pilot is under investigation for their connection to the incident.
Detrick Lowman, a relative of the victims, expressed shock and sadness, describing his aunt and uncle as loving, outgoing, and deeply religious individuals always willing to help.