Repo man fatally shoots man with gun, police say

PHILADELPHIA -- A man is dead after police say he was shot by another man, who was repossessing a vehicle in the Point Breeze section of Philadelphia.

It happened Friday morning near the intersection of 18th and Dickinson streets.

Police tell Action News a worker was in the process of repossessing a vehicle.

Police say a man who was armed with a gun tried to stop that from happening.

The repo man then pulled out a gun and shot the victim twice, hitting him once in the chest and once in the arm.

Police say a dog was also hit by gunfire.

Officers rushed the man who had been shot to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in critical condition.

He was pronounced dead a short time later.

The repo man was being questioned by police. So far there have been no arrests or charges filed.

The investigation into the incident continues.
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