Report: Suspect Took Taxi to Shooting

Unidentified shooter got out, shot a man, then got back in taxi to flee.


Police say an unidentified shooter took a taxi this morning to meet his victim, jumped out, shot the young man twice, then jumped back in the taxi to flee.

“The passenger exited the taxi at Palm and Ogden streets in West Philadelphia around 10:45 and shot a man in his 20s two times in the torso, said Philadelphia Police,” NBC Philadelphia reported. “After the shooting the shooter got back into the brown taxi and fled the scene, said witnesses.”

The victim was in critical condition at last report.