EASTON, Pa. – Police say they’re closing in and making progress within the hunt for who’s concerned within the double deadly taking pictures earlier this week in Easton. They now have recognized the person they are saying pulled the set off: 20-year-old Altajier Robinson. Investigators say he is armed and harmful.
District Legal professional Terence Houck mentioned it is all fingers on deck till Robinson is behind bars. Easton Police, surrounding departments and departments wherever the place this man has ties to are all looking for this suspect.
“He’s a fugitive,” mentioned Houck. “I imagine he’s on the run.”
He is 5-foot-10, weighs about 150 kilos, and, in line with the district legal professional, chargeable for brazen and brutal crimes.
Robinson is charged with murder, tried murder, legal conspiracy, carrying a firearm and not using a license and reckless endangerment.
He wasn’t at his final recognized deal with on North ninth Avenue close to Church Avenue in Easton, when police carried out a search warrant at round 6 a.m. Thursday.
Police say when you see Robinson, name 9-1-1.
“Don’t attempt to method him,” mentioned Houck. “Don’t attempt to encounter him or confront him in any means.”
They proceed to ask for ideas and surveillance and sprint cam video.
“Suggestions are beginning to are available in now,” mentioned Houck. “I believe individuals are beginning to get a grasp for the seriousness of this.”
Monday at round 4 p.m., police responded to Washington Avenue, close to thirteenth Avenue. They discovered a stolen white BMW SUV.
Within the driver’s seat was 17-year-old D-Andre Snipes, shot and killed. Within the passenger’s seat was 18-year-old Kavan Figueroa, additionally shot. He died later that evening on the hospital.
Police say two weapons have been within the automobile too.
Houck mentioned he couldn’t touch upon a motive at the moment.
“We’re nonetheless investigating this, as we imagine there was multiple individual concerned and we’re not going to relaxation till we now have these different individuals as effectively,” mentioned Houck.
On the Mayor’s State of the Metropolis Breakfast, additionally Thursday morning, Mayor Sal Panto identified that regardless of this incident, crime has continued to lower in Easton. He, who has added to the police power, says whereas nothing can halt crime fully, extra officers have deterred it.
“You do the crime in Easton, you may do the time,” mentioned Panto.
Robinson was beforehand charged with terroristic threats, easy assault and harassment for an incident final April.