Man who shot Philadelphia Parking Authority Officer linked to separate New York City shooting

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – A man who walked up to a Philadelphia Parking Authority officer and shot him from behind multiple times, execution-style in Philadelphia is also wanted for a shooting in the Bronx, police said this weekend.

According to police, on November 25th, the man walked up to an on-duty PPA officer and shot him point blank from behind several times. The suspect then fled the scene.

The city worker was shot in the shoulder and in the ear.

Now, using video surveillance, police have linked the suspect to a shooting three days earlier in New York City. That shooting took place on November 22 in the 2200 block of Boston Road in Bronx, NY.  In that shooting, a Sunoco gas station employee was shot in the head by an unknown male.

The suspect is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the PPD Shooting Investigations Group (SIG) at 215-686-8270 or 215-686-TIPS (8477). NYPD:  NYPD Tips at 1(800)577-TIPS.

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