2 men shot and killed while riding in funeral procession in Upper Darby, police say
PHILADELPHIA - Authorities say two mourners were shot and killed while riding in a funeral procession for a Philadelphia homicide victim Friday afternoon.
Officers from the Upper Darby Police Department were called to the area of Marshall Road and Powell Lane around 1 p.m. for reports of a shooting.
Superintendent Timothy Bernhardt told reporters the victims, 21 and 25, were in a funeral procession when another car pulled up next to them and opened fire.
The unnamed victims were both hit several times and died at the scene, according to police.
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It's believed that the funeral was being held for a Philadelphia homicide victim, but authorities did not specify which one.
Bernhardt said the victim's car was "bumper-to-bumper" in the line of cars heading to Friends Southwestern Burial Ground when the gunshots erupted.
"It was chaos down there," Bernhardt said.
The Upper Darby Police Department shared photos of a man who they are trying to "identify and speak with."
No arrests were reported immediately following the deadly double shooting.
The Upper Darby Police Department on Friday night shared a photo of a person who they are "looking to identify and speak with."
Anyone with information about the man's whereabouts is asked to contact authorities at 610-734-7693.