Philadelphia police on Friday arrested a 17-year-old in connection with a May 17 home invasion in Overbrook Park in which a 21-year-old woman was raped and her 23-year-old roommate was shot in the abdomen.
Earl Davis of the 5800 block of Spruce Street in West Philadelphia is accused of attacking the victims in their basement apartment in the 7400 block of Brockton Road. He was charged with attempted murder, aggravated indecent assault, burglary, and other crimes, according to the District Attorney’s Office
Multiple security cameras captured a man dressed in black, wearing gloves, with a handgun on his hip, burglarizing a car and trying to get into other vehicles shortly before he broke into the victims’ home just
Before the intruder shot her, the second woman told him to take what he wanted and leave, said Capt. Mark Burgmann of the Special Victims Unit.
In addition to video, other forensic evidence was recovered at the scene, he said.