Kimbrady Carriker: photograph: Fb
Kimbrady Carriker, 40, was arrested late Monday night for fatally shooting 5 people and injuring two kids within the Kingsessing neighborhood of Philadelphia.
Carriker, described as a 40-year-old male, was sporting a bulletproof vest and carrying an AR-style rifle, a handgun, and a police scanner.
It seems Kimbrady Carriker is a transgender or a crossdresser primarily based on images posted to his Fb web page.
In response to Carriker’s former roommate, the gunman had “an aggressive method to some issues in life.”
The Philadelphia Inquirer reported:
Sources recognized the suspect in Monday’s mass taking pictures in Southwest Philadelphia as Kimbrady Carriker.
Carriker, 40, of Philadelphia, was arrested after being accused of killing 5 folks and injuring two kids in a taking pictures spree within the Kingsessing part of town, sources mentioned.
Shortly earlier than 8:30 p.m., police responded to gunfire within the space of South 56th Road and Chester Avenue, mentioned Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw. About 10 minutes later, with police following the suspect as he continued to fireside a gun, he was cornered a number of blocks away in an alleyway on the 1600 block of South Frazier Road, she mentioned.
The suspect was taken into custody with out incident, police mentioned.
Tina Rosette, 49, mentioned she lived with Carriker for a few yr on the 5600 block of Belmar Terrace in 2021. She mentioned he was “actually sensible, clever, artistic,” and liked engaged on laptop applications.
She was shocked to listen to he might’ve been concerned in such a brutal act of gun violence, saying she’d by no means seen him with a gun earlier than.
”I didn’t even know he had a gun,” she mentioned.
Nonetheless, she mentioned Carriker did have “an aggressive method to some issues in life.” One instance: She mentioned he generally taught younger folks tips on how to battle, purportedly in self-defense, however didn’t give them a lot course about how or when to cease.”
Fb posts printed by the Post Millennial present Kimbrady Carriker supported Black Lives Matter.
PHILADELPHIA – The suspect within the mass taking pictures that passed off on Monday night time in Southwest Philadelphia close to 56th Road and Kingsessing Avenue has been recognized as Kimbrady Carriker.https://t.co/UtzIPEacct pic.twitter.com/PufoK9rkb9
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