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Man Shot Dead in Easton Friday Night Identified

Police are searching for the suspect in a fatal shooting around 9 p.m. Friday.

Easton police have filed homicide charges against a man suspected in a fatal shooting Friday night in the West Ward.

Police responded to a report of shots fired and found a man between houses. He died from a gunshot wound. It was the city's third homicide this year.

Northampton County Coroner Zachary Lysek has ruled the death a homicide, according to a news release from city police. He identified the victim as George Jeter, 28, of S. 14th Street in Easton. 

On Saturday night, police issued an arrest warrant for Naheem Adams, 20, for Jeter's death, and charged him with criminal homicide.

Adams is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information is asked to call 911 immediately.

Jeter died of multiple gunshot wounds, the coroner said. 

The violence follows a in the city at the beginning of July.

A 20-year-old man was in April, the same month when  The suspects in that case .

A prompted a valleywide police chase.

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Marc July 29, 2012 at 12:14 AM
This is truly a sad day for my family. My nephew lost a father to another senceless gun crime in the united states. R.I.P George.
jwoo July 29, 2012 at 02:16 PM
R.I.P George, you will be greatly missed!!
Jack jeter lll July 29, 2012 at 11:02 PM
R.I.P cuz we all lov you and will miss you Jack Jeter lll
ally July 29, 2012 at 11:43 PM
i will always love you!
yolanda starkes-Jack July 30, 2012 at 11:53 PM
R.I.P George gone but never forgotten!!
Chan G July 31, 2012 at 11:55 PM
SIP Georgie... Gone but won't be forgotten...
simone dauphine August 06, 2012 at 06:50 PM
my little cousin...i miss him so. may you peacefully rest in heaven..
Terrance August 23, 2012 at 11:20 AM
Miss u Georgie!!i keep checking the same story over and over like u can come back but rest in power..an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth said the Lord!I pray the proper PUNISHMENT is handed to the coward who murdered u..I pray for your family..u comin to my house and us playin ball so much memories!!the 5os miss u cuzzzz
Keysha December 31, 2012 at 03:56 AM
Miss U J You Were My Best Friend Rest Easy Love U<3
t.jackson June 10, 2013 at 06:18 PM
It hurts like a bad toooth you told me move on and make something of yourself you told me and you was right love you fa dat...rip may god bless your soul

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