This is the shocking moment two gunmen wielding assault rifles opened fire on a busy Philadelphia gas station in broad daylight, killing a young father.
Brandon Dixon, 30, was targeted by the two shooters as they made their way to the Liberty forecourt east of Mount Airy, north of Philadelphia, on Monday.
Surveillance footage shows the men in balaclavas drive to the gas station and watch as Dixon pumps gas into his car before jumping in with assault rifles, shooting the fleeing father at least 25 times.
After identifying Brandon, they jump out of the vehicle and spray him with assault rifle bullets.
Brandon escaped from the gas station but was hit all over his body by bullets fired by the couple
Brandon (pictured in a white T-shirt) was seen sprinting out of the forecourt before he was killed
Another angle shows the suspects (one pictured in front of a busy car) spraying Dixon, who leaves a five-year-old daughter behind, with bullets
Dixon can be seen in footage of the couple sprinting as they jumped out of the backseat of their red sedan – which was being driven by a third accomplice – but still got punched multiple times.
Police said he suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the head and face.
Cops have yet to make an arrest in the brazen daytime shooting – which unfolded around 2.30pm.
Surveillance footage shows Dixon, a local high school basketball player who leaves behind a five-year-old daughter, exits the gas station store and approaches his silver SUV parked at a gas pump.
As Dixon stands at the pump, the red sedan suddenly parks in the gas station driveway, with the two shooters – both dressed in black – springing out of the back seat.
The slain victim, Brandon Dixon, 30, was targeted by the two shooters as they made their way to the Liberty forecourt east of Mount Airy in North Philadelphia on Monday.
Footage then shows the two men firing the barrage of bullets at Dixon as he frantically flees, prompting others outside the station to also take cover.
“The attackers fired multiple shots at the victim, striking him all over the body,” lawmen said in a statement about the shooting in West Oak Lane – a neighborhood where about 95% of its 41,000 residents are. African Americans.
No one else was injured in the incident, officers said.
Police searching for the suspects on Monday discerned that oOne of the gunmen appeared to be armed with an AK-47 rifle, while the other appeared to be firing a handgun with an extended magazine.
They also revealed the suspects fired at least 25 shots in the commando-style shootout – which appeared to be a premeditated hit.
“We know that 25 shots were fired because we found just over 25 spent casings. Some appear to be shotgun shells,” Philadelphia Chief Inspector Scott Small said.
“There are at least 20 bullet holes on the glass door of the convenience store.”
Shortly after the shooting, members of the SWAT team were seen entering the bullet-riddled store, picking up shell casings and searching the crime scene for clues to the suspects’ identities or motive. possible.
Police are offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of any of the three suspects.
Police can be seen entering the gas station after the shooting, which saw the two gunmen fire at least 25 shots
Bullet holes can be seen strewn across the store’s front door and windows on May 5
Brandon’s mother, Lisa Dixon, who is now caring for her five-year-old daughter Jordan, told FOX 29: ‘I feel like my heart has been ripped out of my body.
“I don’t know who is raising these kids, but they don’t care. They have nothing in them. And they took my baby’s life.
The talented basketball player, who won awards as a student at Plymouth Whitemarsh High, was not involved in the crime, Lisa insisted.
Dixon pictured here with her mother, Lisa Dixon, in 2011. She will now look after her five-year-old daughter, Jordan (not pictured). She said of her son’s murder: ‘I feel like my heart has been ripped out of my body’
She said: ‘I’d get my hands on the bible, my son – that one – wasn’t into anything. He was not.
‘Jordan said, “I won’t see my father again.” And I told him, “He’s here with us, he’ll always be here with us.
‘”It’ll be fine, we’ll get through this.”‘
Jordan simply said, “I love my daddy.”
The two suspects remain at large.