21-year-old man shot dead while attending illegal street race with 1,000 people in Port Richmond

Philadelphia Police said a man was shot dead late Saturday night during an illegal street race in Port Richmond with a crowd of around 1,000.

Agents from the city’s 24th arrondissement were called to block 3800 on Avenue Aramingo just before 11:30 p.m. and found a 21-year-old man, identified as Angel Rodriguez, shot several times in the head, according to investigators.

Rodriguez was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency medical responders.

Investigators said a crowd of around 1,000 gathered along a two-block stretch of Aramingo Avenue for an illegal street race that included loud music and fireworks. ‘artifice.

According to police, Rodriguez was sitting on a green motorbike when someone shot him several times in the head. Police said the green bicycle did not belong to him and was not there when officers arrived.

Police said the gunman was wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and a face mask when he fled the shooting on an off-road motorcycle.



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