PHILADELPHIA - A gunman accused of killing five innocent people during a shooting spree through the streets of Philadelphia appeared before a judge Wednesday morning.Kimbrady Carriker, 40, was arraigned by video conference on 10 sets of charges for 10 victims, including those who were murdered, wounded by gunfire and injured during the chaos.Officials say Carriker was taken into custody after he was cornered by officers during the deadly Kingsessing shooting.
He was wearing a bulletproof vest, and armed with an AR-style rifle and a handgun.Another handgun, along with ammunition that matched shell casings found at the scene, were recovered during a search of the suspect's home, officials announced during a press conference Wednesday.The DA's office also said a handwritten will dated June 23 was also found at Carriker's home.
No further details about what was stated in the will have been released.Carriker's mental state was also called into question during Wednesday's press conference as officials say witnesses claim he had been exhibiting "abnormal behavior" for a while.People who lived with the suspect reportedly told the DA's office it was normal for him to keep guns in the house, and wear the ballistic vest, however he was becoming "more and more agitated as the days were passing." Related The brother of a young man who was killed in a mass shooting in Philadelphia said his brother had just stepped outside to go to the store when he was fatally shot.The rampage claimed the lives of five people, and injured a 2-year-old boy and a 13-year-old boy.
Three more people, including another toddler, suffered injuries from glass that shattered when bullets were fired into a car.During his arraignment Wednesday, Carriker was.