September 14, 2020
A person was shot and killed in Lower Merion on Sunday night, police said.
Police discovered the victim's body around 10:43 p.m. on the 1400 block of Surrey Lane, a couple blocks away from City Avenue, according to the Montgomery County District Attorney's office. The victim, identified as 19-year-old Nahray Mumakk Crisden, of Philadelphia, had sustained several gunshot wounds, officials said.
The incident is being investigated as a homicide, police said. Police did not release any other information, and no arrests have been made at this time.
Lower Merion township police are investigating a deadly shooting. Say they got reports of several gunshots last night. Found man laying on sidewalk of this quiet neighborhood. @NBCPhiladelphia pic.twitter.com/Vuem2ilxYu— Miguel Martinez-Valle (@MiguelMValle) September 14, 2020
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Lower Merion Township Police at (610) 649-1000 or Montgomery County detectives at (610) 278-3368.
Lower Merion's homicide rate is typically low, averaging at a rate of 1.69 homicides per 100,000 population in 2018. In June, an 18-year-old man and a 19-year-old woman were shot multiple times while standing outside a radio station on East City Avenue in Lower Merion, 6ABC reported. There were 20 shell casings found at the scene, police said. Both the man and woman survived the incident.