City Commissioners staffer slain in front of mother’s home

Authorities say a staffer in the Philadelphia City Commissioners office was shot and killed over the weekend in front of his mother’s home.

Philly.com reports 25-year-old Leonard Boyer III was identified Monday as the man who was fatally shot in the head and back by two gunmen as he got out of his car on Saturday afternoon in North Philadelphia.

Capt. James Clark says the gunmen “just ran up on him and executed him” without taking anything.

City Commissioner Al Schmidt says he hired Boyer in 2014 to help train election board officials to work polling locations, but he wore many hats and often worked overtime during peak election season.

Schmidt says Boyer worked on the day of his death conducting voting machine demonstrations.

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