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Police seek suspect in South Street shooting

The suspect opened fire on another vehicle after an apparent bout of road rage.

The suspect, seen on surveillance video, is described as a black man in a khaki buScreenshot / YouTube

Philadelphia Police are searching for a suspect who they say opened fire on a victim after an apparent incident of road rage last month.

Just after 1 a.m. onAug. 21, at the intersection of 12th and South streets, the suspect, driving a black BMW, nearly struck the victim's vehicle, police said. The two drivers exchanged words briefly, before the suspect exited his vehicle and fired a gun several times at the victim, striking the victim's car, as seen in surveillance video below.

The suspect, described as a black man wearing a white shirt, black shorts, white socks, white sneakers and a khaki bucket hat, fled in an unknown direction.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the South Detective Division at 215-686-3013/3014. Tips can also be submitted by calling215-686-8477or by texting a tip to 773847. All tips will be confidential.


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