Homeless man with record arrested for July murder

EAST GERMANTOWN — Philadelphia police announced they arrested a homeless man for a deadly shooting that took place almost a month ago.

On July 22, they went to the 6300 block of Baynton Street in East Germantown and found a 35-year-old man with “multiple gunshot wounds.” That victim died two days later.

CHARGED: Byron Taylor, from Philadelphia Police Department

Now, police say they arrested Byron Taylor, 27, on Sunday morning.

Taylor is charged with murder, criminal conspiracy, possessing instruments of crime, and three violations of the Uniform Firearms Act: being a former convict, having no license and carrying a firearm on a Philadelphia public street.

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