Man killed, boy injured after gunman opens fire into car in West Kensington

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 07:04AM
Man killed, boy injured in West Kensington shooting. Tamala Edwards reports during Action News at 5:30 a.m. on November 8, 2017.


WEST KENSINGTON - A gunman opened fire into a car in Philadelphia's West Kensington section killing one man and critically injuring a 14-year-old boy.

Police say the victims' car was stopped at a red light on Lehigh at Front Street just before 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

According to authorities, the gunman got out of a dark-colored vehicle and opened fire into the driver side window.

The 24-year-old driver of the victims' car drove to Episcopal Hospital then crashed at the front gate.

The driver was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The 14-year-old passenger is in critical condition.

Police continue to search for the shooter.

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