HUNTING PARK (WTXF) - Police are investigating after a man was fatally shot while waiting for a bus in Hunting Park overnight.
Authorities say the victim, a 55-year-old man, was on his way to work when he was shot and killed at 6th Street and Erie Avenue around 2:40 a.m.
Police say the victim’s coworkers were on the bus and witnessed the incident.
BREAKING: @PhillyPolice tell us the victim waited for this bus every morning before work. His coworkers were on the bus, saw him struggling with someone before he was shot in the forehead. pic.twitter.com/OClfEyBuex— Lauren Dawn Johnson (@LaurenDawnFox29) August 28, 2018
The shooter allegedly ran in front of the SEPTA bus, which has surveillance cameras inside and out.
Police plan to review security footage in an attempt to track down the suspect, who they describe as a 5'6" tall black man with a dark complexion and dreadlocks. He was last seen wearing a dark colored hat with a circular design around the perimeter.
No arrests have been made at this time. This is an ongoing investigation.