Pennsylvania State Police investigating 2 shootings on I-95 in Philadelphia over the weekend

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Pennsylvania State Police are investigating two shootings that occurred on I-95 in Philadelphia over the weekend.

The first occurred around 8:30 p.m. Saturday on I-95 South near the Girard Avenue exit.

According to police, the victim was driving in a car with his girlfriend. He was attempting to change lanes when his vehicle was nearly hit by an older-model, white Dodge Durango with tinted windows that was traveling at high speed.

The Dodge pulled up next to the victim’s vehicle and the occupants of both got into an argument.

Police say the passenger in the Dodge then fired a round, hitting the victim’s vehicle.

The Dodge fled at high speed, exiting I-95 South onto I-676 East.

Police say the victim drove to the Pennsylvania State Police Philadelphia Station to report the incident.

The second incident occurred around 2:57 a.m. Sunday on I-95 South near the Walt Whitman Bridge/I-76 West exit.

Police say the male victim and male passenger were with a group who were in other vehicles.

As the victim exited I-95 at exit 19, multiple shots were fired at his vehicle, police said, consisting of a dark blue Honda sedan with tinted windows and a charcoal gray Ford Explorer or Expedition with tinted windows.

The victim was hit three times by automatic weapon fire. He exited I-95 and pulled up on Front Street near Packer Avenue, police say.

The victim was placed in another private vehicle and taken to Jefferson University Hospital in stable condition.

Anyone with information regarding these incidents should contact the Pennsylvania State Police, Criminal Investigation Unit at 215-452-5280.

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