Suspect sought after shooting on I-95 in Philadelphia

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Police area searching for the suspect who fired a gun on I-95.

Police are looking for the gunman who opened fire while on Interstate 95 in Philadelphia on Tuesday.

The incident happened shortly before 6:30 a.m. in the northbound lanes near the Girard Point Bridge.

"At one point he was adjacent to the victim, displayed a firearm and a few minutes later the victim was ahead of the suspect and at that time heard the sound of a gunshot," Pennsylvania State Trooper Brian Maturo said.

The suspect had fired one round into the 38-year-old victim's car causing his tire to blow out.

The victim was able to safely pull over and spot the suspect in a dark colored, 2000's model, Chevrolet Impala or Malibu speeding off onto the Broad Street exit.

The suspect is described as a black male, 30 to 40 years old, with facial hair.

He is facing charges including aggravated assault and attempted homicide.

"This was the second shooting in a one month time period," Maturo said.

The early morning shooting comes a month after state police arrested a man for allegedly shooting into a car on the Blue Route.

It is a reminder that these acts of road rage are becoming all too common on Pennsylvania roads.

Anyone with information is asked to call Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers at 1-800-4PA-TIPS.
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