On Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 7:45 pm, Bensalem Police responded to Creekside Apartments for the report of possible shots fired or fireworks in the complex. While investigating this report, officers received information that a subject was at Jefferson Torresdale Hospital with a gunshot wound to his leg.
After speaking to the victim at the hospital, Bensalem Police discovered that the victim was shot in the leg during a drug transaction in the parking lot of Creekside Apartments. The shooter was identified as Trejean Smith. Emmanuel Rodriguez was identified as a second suspect. Both actors live in the complex.
Emmanuel Rodriguez was arrested shortly after the incident. He was charged with Aggravated Assault, Simple Assault, Robbery and Recklessly Endangering another Person. He was arraigned by District Justice Peranteau and sent to the Bucks County Correctional Facility in lieu of 10% of $1,000,000 bail.
Trejean Smith could not be located and an arrest warrant was issued.