Moment gunman opens fire on group in broad daylight drive-by shooting that killed man, 26, and wounded five in Philadelphia

  • A shooter in a silver Chrysler 300 Sedan shot at least 24 times at a crowd with a semi-automatic handgun, killing one and wounding five 
  • A 26-year-old was so badly injured with gunshot wounds to his chest that he died at Einstein Medical Center
  • The car was last seen driving eastbound on Chew Avenue, crossing Park Avenue, towards 12th Street

Police have released footage of a drive-by shooting which left a 26-year-old man dead and injured five others in Philadelphia. 

The surveillance footage captures a silver car with tinted windows as it approaches a group of people hanging out at the 1300 block of West Chew Avenue, in front of The Olney Arts Center, in the North of Philly at 2.15pm on Monday.

As it passes the group of around a dozen men and women, a suspect in the back seat raises the gun to the open window and opens fire.

The victims immediately scatter and drop to the floor, trying to shield themselves from the bullets.

One person was killed and five others were wounded in a drive-by shooting in Philadelphia on Monday

Victims scattered around when they heard gunshots and dropped to the floor, shielding from the bullets  

Meanwhile, the silver car has not slowed down and calmly drives away from the scene

Meanwhile, the silver car has not slowed down and calmly drives away from the scene. Police say the car did at least one loop of the area before opening fire. 

Philadelphia Police responded to reports of the shooting and found six wounded victims, aged 19 to 28., who were transported to Einstein Medical Center. 

A 26-year-old was so badly injured with gunshot wounds to his chest that he died at the hospital. Police have not released the name of the victim. 

The suspect fired at least 24 shots from the rear seat of a silver Chrysler 300 Sedan with a semiautomatic handgun. 

A $20,000 reward has been set up by authorities for people who can provide information about the case. 

The woman and four men who were wounded are expected to make a full recovery, said police.

The car was last seen driving eastbound on Chew Avenue, crossing Park Avenue, towards 12th Street.

The car’s window are tinted, including the windshields. It also had a custom black grill and tinted head and rear lamps. 

In the year to date data provided by Philadelphia Police Department, murders in the city have risen 17%.   

The Homicide Division have asked for anybody with tips to contact them at 15-686-TIPS (8477) or texting PPD TIP (773847).

The car suspects drove in is a silver Chrysler 300 Sedan with tinted windows and break lights 

Police is offering a $20,000 reward for anyone with information about the case

In the year to date data provided by Philadelphia Police Department, murders in the city have risen 17%

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