PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A suspect who was shot and wounded by officers in North Philadelphia fatally shot a man at a FedEx distribution center near the city's airport on Friday afternoon, according to investigators.
According to police, the suspect was shot just after 5:30 p.m. Friday at 10th and Westmoreland streets in North Philadelphia.
According to Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw, the suspect fired at officers.
Then, the shooter got out of his vehicle and starting moving toward the officers on foot.
"Now we have an individual that's shooting at our officers from a standing position and he's now walking toward the officers that have set up and did everything they could to establish some sort of cover," she said.
Outlaw said the officers were forced to fire back.
"They were able to take action quickly enough to ensure no one else's hurt out there," she said.
The suspect suffered a graze wound to the head and was taken to Temple University Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition.
According to police, the suspect fatally shot a longtime FedEx employee at a distribution center in Tinicum Twp., Pennsylvania earlier on Friday afternoon.
According to police, the suspect walked up to the victim's driver's side window while he was sitting in the car and shot him multiple times.
The victim has been identified as Bart Masciulli, of Levittown. He was a FedEx employee for 28 years.
Officials said the shooting is being investigated as a possible workplace violence incident.
Following the shooting, a FedEx spokesperson issued a statement saying the company is shocked and cooperating with authorities.
"We are shocked and saddened by this senseless act of violence. Our heartfelt thoughts are with the victim and all those affected by this tragic event. We are fully cooperating with the investigating authorities. Please refer any additional questions at this time to local law enforcement," the statement said.
The suspect, who has not yet been identified is currently in custody.