MAN SHOT AND KILLED WHILE FILMING DOCUMENTARY ABOUT GUN VIOLENCE IN PHILLY

NAYZE MEDIA 3/30/2021 8:13pm(est)

Philadelphia police are investigating after a man was shot and killed while working on a video about gun violence in the city of “Brotherly Love.” The victim has been identified as 55-year old, Anthony Merriett from the 1200 block of N. Marston Street in North Philly.

6 ABC Action News (@6abc) reported, Merriett was filming an anti-violence video that was to stream on Netflix.

“This 55-year old male was working for a production company. They were inside of a private residence. They were interviewing and filming some family members whose children were victims of gun violence in the last two or three years.”

Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small said on Monday. Merriett had exited the home to get more equipment from the van when he was shot multiple times. He was taken to the hospital by police, where he was pronounced dead. A motive is under investigation.

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