Good morning, all,
Attached is a photo of WANTED Person Wagner Tejeda – Pena. TEJADA-PENA is WANTED for the homicide that occurred on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at 5:33 am, at 42XX “L” Street.
Police from the 24th District responded to a radio call for a “Person with a gun” at 42XX “L” Street. Upon their arrival, the officers discovered 77-year-old Loi Nguyen lying in an alleyway with a gunshot wound to the head. The victim was pronounced dead at 5:44 am by medics at the scene.
TEJADA-PENJA is also WANTED for an aggravated assault that occurred approximately 15 minutes before the homicide on the 1200 block of East Luzerne at 4:52 in the morning. For unknown reasons, Smith pulled a handgun on two complainants and pulled the trigger several times in an attempt to discharge the weapon, but the gun malfunctioned. In an effort to disarm Tejeda- Pena, the complainants engaged in a physical altercation. However, they were unsuccessful at disarming him, and Tejeda – PENA fled the location; the complainants were not injured.
Wagner Tejeda – Pena is 24 years old and should be considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Wagner Tejeda- Pena is encouraged to contact the Homicide Unit at 215-686-3334 or leave an anonymous tip at 215-686-TIPS.