Fayaadh Gillard Wiki – Bio
Fayaadh Gillard is a Philadelphia teenager who has been charged in the fatal shooting of his twin brother Suhail Gillard, police said Wednesday. Police charged 18-year-old Fayaadh Gillard with murder in connection with the death of his twin, Suhail Gillard, an all-star football player at Philadelphia’s Mastery Charter School Lenfest Campus.
Suhail Gillard Murder News
A display honoring the life of Suhail Gillard, a star football player at Mastery, known as ‘Agent Four’. He was shot and killed Sunday. His twin brother Fayaadh is charged with murder. Sources tell me the brothers were playing with a gun, when it went off. @NBCPhiladelphia pic.twitter.com/NBy0e1QU4K
— Denise Nakano (@DeniseNakanoTV) December 4, 2019
Suhail Gillard, a high school football star, died from a gunshot wound to the chest. His twin brother, Fayaadh Gillard, was arrested for murder. Investigators, though, have not revealed the circumstances surrounding the shooting.
— Action News on 6abc (@6abc) December 5, 2019
Fayaadh Gillard Shot His brother Suhail Gillard Incident
Officers responded to a call about a shooting on Sunday at around 5:30 p.m. and found Suhail suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest, according to the Philadelphia Police Department. He was transported to Lankenau Medical Center by police and pronounced dead hours later.
Fayaadh Gillard Investigations
Investigators have not revealed any details about the circumstances surrounding the shooting, but family members said they’re confident that no foul play was involved.
“This was an accident. Fayaadh is an excellent and great kid just like his brother,” their uncle, Hasan Ford, told ABC News on Wednesday as the family prepared for the young man’s Thursday burial. “They were our greatest pride and our greatest joy. They were the ones with the most potential of our lineage.”
Fayaadh Gillard Arrested & Charged
Fayaadh has been charged with murder, possession of an instrument of crime, unsworn falsification to authorities, and obstructing justice, according to police.
John Davidson Statements
John Davidson, deputy principal and head coach of the Lenfest campus at Mastery Charter School, whose brothers were both older, said the loss had shaken the school community. He described Suhail as “a scholarly athlete” who used the university offers of several schools.
“He was a tough guy, on and off the field, and he was one of the players I would like to train again,” Davidson told ABC News on Wednesday after a school-sponsored ceremony in honor of the teenager. “We all admire his work ethic, his commitment to the game and his desire to keep improving.”
“As a school, we join forces to support ourselves and your family in this tragic moment,” he added.