PHILADELPHIA - Authorities in Philadelphia have arrested a suspect in the death of man reportedly gunned down over a pair of headphones on November 30. Police say the alleged gunman is 19-year-old Arkel Garcia. It was not immediately clear if Garcia has a lawyer. vidPolice say Christian Massey died after a man demanded his new Beats by Dr. Dre headphones, which cost at least $200.
Massey refused and was chased down a
sidewalk where children played then shot several times. Officers who found the
21-year-old victim say he told them about the robbery attempt before dying at a
Garcia reportedly left the headphones at the scene before running away.
Monday's arrest came the same day as Massey's funeral in West Philadelphia.
Massey graduated last summer from Marple Newtown High
School. Staff members say the special education student had been a beloved
member of several sports teams.