Anthony Merriett Wiki – Anthony Merriett Biography
Anthony Merriett was shot and killed when he went to his truck to look for production equipment around 8 p.m. in the 1900 block of West Page Street in Strawberry Mansion, reports FOX29.
“They were filming a video on how to stop gun violence when he himself became a victim of gun violence that claimed his life,” said Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small, reports CBS3.
Anthony Merriett Age
Anthony Merriett was 55 years old.
Merriett’s father told CBS3 that his son was “a good dad.”
Cause of Death
Merriett was shot multiple times. He was taken to Temple University Hospital where he died.
Scott said the production company was inside a home “interviewing and filming some family members whose children were victims of gun violence in the last two to three years,” WPVI reports.
Police have made no arrests and a motive is unclear.
“We don’t know if it was robbery if his wallet and money were taken,” Small said, WPVI reports.
No weapons were recovered.