2nd teen arrested in Philadelphia shooting of good Samaritan

AP News
Posted: Nov 03, 2016 11:37 AM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police have charged a second teen in the shooting of a good Samaritan who got off his bicycle to try to stop an armed robbery in Philadelphia.

Police say 18-year-old Raeese Nasir faces charges including attempted murder and aggravated assault in the Oct. 18 shooting in the city's tony Rittenhouse Square neighborhood.

Police say he turned himself in on Monday.

Seventeen-year-old Mehdi Fraiji faces similar charges. He was arrested on Oct. 22. Officials say the 39-year-old cyclist tried to intervene when he saw the holdup. People were dining at a sidewalk restaurant next to the park where the shooting occurred.

Police say Fraiji grabbed a gun from a Nasir and shot the cyclist in the chest, torso and shoulder. The victim was hospitalized in stable condition.

Attorney information wasn't available in online court documents.