City of Coatesville Police Department are investigating an attempted homicide that occurred on March 11, 2020 at approximately 1428 hours. Patrol units were dispatched to the area of Pennsylvania Avenue and E. Harmony Street in the City of Coatesville for a report of gun shots fired.
Throughout the investigation on scene and reviewing surveillance footage from numerous locations, it was determined that it was a shootout between several individuals, one of them being Rakeem Akbar.
One victim was shot twice and was transported to the hospital where he underwent surgery. He is identified as 29 year old Justin Pooler B/M/N/H.
NAME: Rakeem Akbar
DOB: 3/08/2002 - Age 18
Weight: 145 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Last seen wearing black jacket, blue jeans and white sneakers.
Any persons with information on the whereabouts of AKBAR are asked to contact the City of Coatesville Police 610-384-2300 and speak to Detective Sergeant Harris or you can call the Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers if you have information on this crime, any serious crime, or wanted person, call the Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers Toll Free at 1-800-4PA-TIPS (8477) or online at https://www.p3tips.com/tipform.aspx?ID=107
All callers remain anonymous and could be eligible for a CASH REWARD.
All information is accurate as of Release Date.
Media Release #2641