Man ambushed, shot walking to car in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, PA – A man walking to his car in West Philadelphia was ambushed and shot by an individual who pulled up alongside him.

The Philadelphia Police Department reported last Monday, at around 11:30 pm, a suspect approached the victim in the area of 1500 North 53rd Street in a blue Lincoln Navigator. The suspect stopped the Lincoln in the road, got out of the vehicle and walked over to shoot the man as he approached his car which was parked along the street here.

The victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds throughout his body and was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. The suspects fled and were last seen at Lansdowne Ave near 54th St.

A video released by police today shows the man was shot from inside the suspect’s vehicle. After being shot and laying on the ground, the driver of the vehicle got out and fired several more shots a the victim before fleeing.

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The victim sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was rushed to the hospital where he was last listed in critical condition.

No arrests have been made.