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Video: Gunman sought in Grays Ferry shooting

Police have released video showing a suspect in an Oct. 4 shooting that left a 25-year-old man wounded in Grays Ferry.

Video: Gunman sought in Grays Ferry shooting

Police have released video showing a suspect in an Oct. 4 shooting that left a 25-year-old man wounded in Grays Ferry.

Around 9:30 p.m. that Thursday, police said, the victim was driving home from work and heard someone on the street call out to him at the intersection of 31st and Reed streets. When he looked, another man was coming toward the passenger side of his vehicle wielding a gun.

As the victim drove away, the gunman fired several shots at the car, wounding him in the leg, cops said. The shooter is described as a thin black man, 6 feet tall who wore a black coat and blue jeans.

Tipsters are asked to contact South Detectives at 215-686-3013, the police tip line at 215-686-TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP (773847).

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