Man Gunned Down in Apparent Road Rage Attack

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    Police have new information about the deadly road rage shooting that occurred in Kensington Friday night. Police are now looking for a green mini van that was spotted leaving the scene.

    Police continue to search for the person who shot and killed a man during a fit of road rage on a Kensington street Friday night.

    Police identified the victim as 32-year-old Antonio Pedraza Saturday.

    Man Killed in Road Rage Shooting

    [PHI] Man Killed in Road Rage Shooting
    A man was killed in a road rage shooting in the Kensington section of Philadelphia Friday night.

    They say Pedraza was standing in the street outside his home on the the 2800 block of North 5th Street around 8:30 p.m. when an unknown man shot him in the head and chest.

    "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. A female passenger was also in the getaway vehicle. 

    Authorities recovered a van fitting the description on Indiana Street around 11 p.m. Friday, but they are still workign to confirm that it was the getaway vehicle.

    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.