Cover Photo Courtesy: WFMZ-69 NEWS
On Thursday afternoon, Reading Police announced that they had apprehended Nayjee Jefferson (no age given) of Philadelphia, and charged him in connection with the murder of two teens, on Thursday afternoon. A report from WFMZ 69-NEWS, said Jefferson is accused of shooting two people on the 200 block of Greenwich Street in Reading, early on Sunday morning.
Jefferson was apprehended in Philly later on the same day in Philly. He had a warrant for a parole violation in Philadelphia. Jefferson is currently being held in Philadelphia until his arraignment in Reading on 1st and 3rd degree murder charges.
Reading Police identified one of the homicide victims as 18-year old Jose Ventura-Jiminez. The other victim was 17-years old. Due to his age, police have not publicly identified him.