Police arrested a suspect for a January homicide in Germantown on Wednesday evening.
Rashaun Peterson, 20, of the 1500 block of Widener Street, is charged with the murder of Aquil Tyree Bickershaft, 28, police said.
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The shooting reportedly occurred just before 7 a.m. on Monday, January 13, on the 2100 block of East Chelten Avenue.
Police from the 35th District were notified of a "person with a gun" at 7:06 a.m. and upon arrival found Aquil lying on the sidewalk suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He would pronounced dead at 8:32 a.m.
Peterson was previously arrested in December on charges of theft and in February for possession of a controlled substance, according to court records.
He is now charged with murder and possession of an instrument of crime.