Man matching description of suspect wanted in Center City SEPTA platform shooting in custody: Police

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — A suspect is in custody after police say he shot and killed another man at a Center City SEPTA trolley station.

The shooting took place at around 2:16 p.m. Saturday at 19th and Market Streets.

Police say two men were involved in an altercation on a tram platform.

During the altercation, one man pulled a pistol from his waistband and shot the other man several times.

The shooter fled the scene of the crime.

Paramedics performed CPR on the 64-year-old shooting victim and took him to the hospital, but he was pronounced dead at 2:50 p.m

On Monday, the police announced that a man was in custody “who fits the description of the perpetrator”.

No further information about the shooting or the suspect was provided.

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