Police seek car believed to be connected to West Philadelphia road rage homicide

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police are searching for a car they believe is involved in a homicide that occurred in West Philadelphia on Friday.

Police said the car was involved in a road rage confrontation where the driver shot and killed a man in broad daylight in front of his wife and kids at the intersection of 52nd and Warren streets on Friday morning.

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The victim has been identified as 25-year-old Shaquil Mack from the 1200 block of Van Kirk Street of Northeast Philadelphia.

Police said it started when the shooter's car almost collided with a GMC Terrain.

According to police a heated exchange then took place, and that is when the man in the passenger seat of the Terrain got out of the car.

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"He was sitting in the car with the mother of his children two of his children, I believe the nephew of the child's mother, so the kids were witnesses," said Philadelphia Police Captian Sekou Kinebrew.

Officers are looking for a mid-to-late 2000s Chrysler 300 with black tinted windows.

According to investigators, the car has some distinctive features, such as a dent on the rear passenger-side wheel well and the molding is missing from the rear passenger door.

The driver of the Chrysler is described as an African-American man in his late twenties or early thirties with dreadlocks or braided hair. Police believe there was a second person in the Chrysler as well.

If you should spot the car, police are asking you not to attempt to approach the vehicle, but instead call 911 immediately.
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