December 3 2022 BRONX, New York – Police say that the suspect seen in now viral video shooting Philadelphia officer in the head, may also have shot a Sunoco gas station employee in the Bronx, just a few days prior to the incident.
Officials said that the gunman is wanted in connection to the attempted murder of a Philadelphia Parking Authority Officer on November 25th in Philadelphia.
Brazen suspect, wearing a face mask and armed with a silver revolver, approached an on-duty Philadelphia Parking Authority Enforcement Officer from behind, shooting him in the head and fleeing near 4536 Frankford Avenue.
On November 22,, in New York, a Bronx Sunoco gas station employee was shot in the head Tuesday evening and left with critical injuries. The unknown perpetrator fled the scene on foot and as of Wednesday morning remains on the run, police said.
“This is no longer a place to live, and apparently no one does anything about the crime rate.” -Concerned Bronx Resident
According to officials, a 43-year-old store clerk at the Sunoco gas station near Boston Road & Astor Avenue was shot just after 7 p.m., in the Allerton section of the Bronx and rushed in critical condition to NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi.
Detectives are working to determine a motive for the attack and piece together what led up to the shooting. No money or goods were taken from the store and it’s unknown at this time if the shooting was a botched robbery or personal.
“It’s getting horrible here, it’s really horrible. We were just talking about, we have to go. This is no longer a place to live, and apparently no one does anything about the crime rate.”
Says concerned resident at scene of Bronx gas station shooting.
No arrests at this time and the investigation into the violent shooting is currently underway.