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Graphic Video Shows Moment Gas Station Shoot-Out Turns Deadly In Philadelphia

A gunfight between two people at a gas station in North Philadelphia left one man dead and a security guard injured.

According to reports, on April 10 at around 7 p.m., a 39-year-old man entered a Sunoco gas station and is suspected of pulling a firearm on a 30-year-old private security guard. CBS. The armed guard fired his own gun multiple times at the alleged assailant, who died from his injuries at Temple University Hospital.

Surveillance camera footage shows the alleged assailant enter the store and immediately get into an argument, appearing to yell, “Who the hell are you talking to, dog?” He then appears to push the guard away before pulling out a gun. The security guard then fired multiple shots as the alleged assailant fell backwards out of the gas station door. Then the man cried out, “Oh, really?” before being attacked twice more. The alleged assailant appeared to fire at least one shot himself. (Related: Report: Multiple arrests in connection with shooting at Ramadan rally in Philadelphia)

The security guard suffered a leg injury and was treated at Temple University Hospital, where police said his condition was “stable,” according to CBS. According to reports, it is believed that the incident was not an attempted robbery and that there may have been an altercation between the deceased and the security guard beforehand. fox 29. One stray bullet reportedly went through the window of a nearby home, but no further injuries were reported.

A gun believed to belong to the assailant was reportedly recovered outside the gas station. “We don’t know what motivated this shooting, but this security guard has a permit and is a legal security guard,” said Chief Inspector Scott Small of the Philadelphia Police Department. FOX 29 reports that the man who died lived locally and may have been at the store earlier that day.

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