PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police say a 36-year-old man visiting Philadelphia from the Philippines has died from a single gunshot wound to the head. Police confirmed that the victim is John Albert Laylo, a government attorney from the Philippines, according to the country’s consulate general.
Police say Laylo and his mother were in an Uber 4:10 on Saturday en route from University City to Philadelphia International when as many as 15 shots were fired in the rear window and driver’s side of the car at 38th and Spruce Streets.
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Police say the shooter appeared from another car pulling behind Uber, which was stopped at a red light.
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Laylo and his mother were on their way to the airport to board a plane to Chicago.
They had been in Philadelphia visiting with the family.
Police say Laylo had been on lifesaving Sunday morning when he died.
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The motive for the shooting was not immediately clear.