Man shot, killed at Southwest Philadelphia street race

PHILADELPHIA (WTXF) Robert Ostiguin is remembered in North Philadelphia nearly 3 days after the father of 6 was shot and killed at a street racing event on Essington Avenue. Family members say they're still in shock.

A YouTube video from PhillyStreet RaceTeam.com shows the moments leading up to the shooting just before 2 a.m. Sunday . The crowds - the cars - the start of the race in Southwest Philadelphia and then the sound of repeated gunfire.

While spectators took cover, Philadelphia police responded.  They found Ostiguin at the scene propped up against a motorcycle at a BP gas station along the race route. Investigators confirm the 38-year-old man died of multiple gunshot wounds. 

Ostiguin's relatives who didn't want to reveal their identities tell us "riding" was Rob's passion but family was his #1 priority.  They tell us the well-known and well-respected biker was affectionately called Mexican Rob on the streets.

Robs family says they're trusting the process and believe that the shooter will be brought to justice.

WARNING: This video contains graphic language and audio.

 

 

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