Limousine driver fatally shot in North Philly

Police are searching for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a limousine driver in North Philadelphia.

They say witnesses reported two men approaching and firing at least four shots on the car near a train station in the city’s Olney section around 9 p.m. Thursday.

The 44-year-old driver was wounded in the chest. The limousine crashed into a pole.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Police didn’t release his name.

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Chief Inspector Scott Small says the suspects fled on foot. Police are reviewing surveillance video. The investigation is continuing.

A man was found dead in his car in another shooting about three hours later.

Small says the 39-year-old victim was shot in the face and head around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday in the city’s Allegheny West neighborhood.

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