March 28, 2019, By Meghan Sackman
An Amtrak worker who shot a fellow employee in the leg and then fled in an SUV this morning is dead, police say.
A dispute erupted between the two men at around 8 a.m. on 39th Street and Skillman Avenue, police say, when one of the men pulled out a gun and shot the victim once in his left leg.
The suspect fled the scene in an SUV and went south on 39th Street. The suspect then drove to the Rite Aid parking lot at 50-15 Roosevelt Ave.
The suspect shot himself dead in his car at 51st Street and Roosevelt Avenue, police said.
Information on the deceased man has yet to be released.
The victim, 53, was conscious upon the arrival of EMS and is likely to recover.