A tow truck driver was repossessing a car when a man allegedly attempted to stop him. Then the driver opened fire, killing the man.
PHILADELPHIA – A man has died after being shot Friday morning in Philadelphia when he allegedly tried to stop his vehicle from being repossessed Philadelphia Police said.
The incident occurred at 18th and Dickinson streets at about 10:22 a.m., police said.
Police said a tow truck driver was attempting to repossess a car when the victim attempted to stop the repossession.
Police said the driver shot the 32-year-old man in the chest and arm.
The man was pronounced dead at 10:51 a.m. at Jefferson, according to police.
The driver also shot a dog during the incident.
Police said the victim was also armed when the shooting occurred and both weapons involved were recovered by police.
Police said the tow truck driver is being held as a prison as authorities investigate the shooting.
The story is ongoing and Patch will provide updates as more details are made available.
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