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Pedestrian Blocking Traffic Shot in Road Rage: Police

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By NBC PHILADELPHIA

A man is dead and police are looking for the person that gunned him down in a road rage attack on a Kensington street Friday night.

The shooting happened around 9 p.m. outside of his home on the 2800 block of North 5th Street, police said.

Officials tell NBC10 that the 32-year-old victim was shot in the head and stomach during an alleged road rage attack.

"Our shooting victim was on foot, just blocking traffic while arguing with his girlfriend causing people to back up in traffic, not being able to get around him," said Philadelphia Chief Inspector Scott Small. "For some reason our 32-year-old victim, just standing in the street, and the shooter in this green minivan got in some sort of argument with him. It appears that the motive in this case is just road rage and it resulted in a homicide.

They say the shooter fled the scene in that minivan.

The getaway vehicle was found on Indiana Street around 11 p.m. The suspect is still on the run.

Detectives are pulling surveillance video from two nearby businesses.

Anyone with information is urged to call Philadelphia Police.

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