Keith Lamont Blount charged with murder in shooting death of FedEx coworker in Tinicum Twp.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — A man has been charged with murder after officials said he shot and killed a colleague at a FedEx distribution center near Philadelphia airport earlier this month.

According to Delaware County District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer, Philadelphia resident Keith Lamont Blount, 59, has been charged in connection with the Oct. 7 murder of Levittown resident Bartholomew Masciulli, 51.

Blount was charged with criminal manslaughter, first-degree murder, third-degree murder and related firearms charges.

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He is also charged with multiple assaults on a police officer in connection with his arrest by Philadelphia police officers.

Stollsteimer said Masciulli has been with FedEx for 28 years.

“…He had been assigned to assess a colleague’s willingness to become a driver for FedEx. When the defendant did not receive a positive assessment, he decided to retaliate in the worst possible way. By committing this senseless act. .” said Stollsteiner.

After the shooting, Blount allegedly shot Philadelphia police officers.

He was taken into custody on October 7 near 10th and Westmoreland streets in North Philadelphia.

“His behavior is reprehensible. We will work to ensure that he is held accountable to the fullest extent of the law,” Stollsteimer said.

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