New details in murder suicide

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image none"><span>none</span></div><span class="caption-text">Officials are investigating what they say was a murder-suicide shooting in the city&#39;s West Oak Lane section. </span></div>
Daughter watched as gunman shot her mother
April 23, 2009 7:22:08 AM PDT
Officials are investigating what they call a murder-suicide shooting incident in the city's West Oak Lane section.

PHOTOS: Police on the scene of the shootings
VIDEO: Matt O'Donnell's Action News at Noon report

Investigators tell Action News that Angela Jeffreys, 34, was shot and killed by Aleem Ali, 45, at roughly 7:40 Monday morning in the 1900 block of Sterling Street. Then, he killed himself. Jeffreys was shot and killed in her parked car as she was about to take her 11-year-old daughter to school.

Late Tuesday afternoon, investigators told police that Jeffreys, Ali and Ali's wife all worked at Philadelphia's Department of Human Services and were aware of the relationships each had with the other. However, the mutual relationships ended two years ago and Jeffreys took a job as a clerk at the Criminal Justice Center..

Police say Ali parked his car next to Jeffreys' so she couldn't pull out. Then he got out of his car and shot her through the window. As she tried to climb through her car and get out through the passenger's side door, Ali walked around the car and shot her again, police said.

Witnesses told police they saw Ali, clearly staking out the block before the shooting.

Jeffreys worked as a clerk in the Criminal Justice Center in Center City Philadelphia. Ali worked for the city in the Department of Human Services.

The 11-year-old girl who was in the car at the time her mother was killed was not physically harmed during the incident. In addition to that girl, Jeffreys had 2 other children, according to police.

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