Police identify man shot, killed on daily walk

1 week ago 34

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A vicinity is rattled aft a 76-year-old antheral was changeable and killed portion finishing his regular greeting walk. Police identified the antheral arsenic Loi Nguyen of Philadelphia.

The shooting happened Tuesday greeting successful the 4200 artifact of L Street successful Philadelphia’s Juniata neighborhood.

READ MORE: Top Philadelphia Elections Official To Testify To House Subcommittee On Disinformation, Damage To American Democracy

Neighbors accidental this transgression was particularly cruel fixed the victim’s property and however it happened.

You could clip your greeting by 76-year-old Loi’s walk. Same time, aforesaid place.

“He ne'er near the artifact truthful helium would virtually conscionable travel done the alleyway, down Bristol, to L, up L, backmost to Hunting Park and helium would conscionable circle,” Gianna Cianci said.

Tuesday greeting astir 5 a.m., constabulary accidental a antheral seen connected surveillance video interrupted the 76-year-old’s greeting ritual.

“It appears that the perpetrator was walking northbound successful the rear driveway from Hunting Park Avenue, walked up down this 76-year-old antheral and changeable him 1 clip successful the backmost of the head. He instantly collapsed and was pronounced dormant connected scene,” Philadelphia Police Chief Insp. Scott Small said.

More than 12 hours aft his murder, constabulary are inactive searching for this fishy and a motive.

Neighbors accidental Loi was a loving gramps and household antheral who harmed nary one.

READ MORE: WATCH LIVE: Mayor Jim Kenney To Provide Update On Philadelphia Anti-Violence Efforts

“The grin connected his look takes everything. You don’t spot him ever successful immoderate situation, immoderate altercation. He’s excessively aged for that. He doesn’t talk nary English. You killed a feline that does not talk nary English astatine all. You get thing from that,” neighbour Tony Broza said.

“If you perpetrate a execution similar this, against an older antheral that’s conscionable taking a locomotion successful his neighborhood, similar you request assistance successful your caput and you request assistance successful your heart,” Nasir Shawqi said.

Candles and flowers present people wherever Loi mislaid his life.

“It’s conscionable hard erstwhile atrocious things hap to bully people,” Cianci said. “I cognize my neighbors are decidedly feeling uneasy. It decidedly makes you question anybody and everybody.”

We’re told determination was a assemblage gathering successful the country Tuesday wherever residents discussed this incidental and different information concerns.

Anyone with accusation connected this is asked to interaction police.

CBS3’s Wakisha Bailey contributed to this report.

MORE NEWS: Saint Joseph's University Student Shot After Attempted Carjacking Near Campus: Philadelphia Police

For a database of weapon unit resources successful Philadelphia, click here.

Jasmine Payoute

Read Entire Article