Philly Popeyes Shooting: 1 killed, 2 injured in shooting outside North Philadelphia fast food restaurant; 47 shots fired

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Police are searching for three gunmen wanted in a fatal shooting in the parking lot of a North Philadelphia Popeyes fast food restaurant.

It happened around 11:15 p.m. Monday, just minutes after the restaurant on the 400 block of Lehigh Avenue closed for the night.

Police say three people in their late teens were in a parked Honda in the lot, one was a Popeyes employee.

Police say three armed suspects approached the vehicle and began shooting, firing 47 bullets at the parked car. The perpetrators then fled the scene on foot.

The driver of the Honda was shot in the chest. However, he was able to drive three blocks further to the 2700 block of North Fairhill Street. There, paramedics found the victims and transported them to Temple University Hospital.

A male passenger who was in the back seat was pronounced dead.

The driver was listed in critical condition.

A female passenger was shot in the arm and ruled stable.

Police believe the shooting could have stemmed from a dispute over a girlfriend.

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