Arrest in murder of West Philadelphia woman
PHILADELPHIA - December 5, 2012 (WPVI) -- Police have made an arrest in the murder of a West Philadelphia woman.
22-year-old Zykia Sanders was shot in the back and killed in the early morning hours of November 17th.
It happened in the 4400 block of Holden Street in West Philadelphia as Sanders and some friends were walking home from a party.
After an intensive investigation, Philadelphia Police homicide detectives have arrested Amin Gibbs, 33, of the 6800 block of Dicks Avenue.
Gibbs has been charged with murder and related offenses.
At the time of the murder, police told Action News they believed Sanders happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time and was an unintended target of the gunman.
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