Philadelphia man, 60, killed during carjacking in driveway: ‘Total disregard for human life’

George Briscella, 60, was in the driveway at his mother’s house on the 2100 block of Afton Street just after 8 下午. Sunday when three men approached him and fired three shots from an AR-15-style rifle, Philadelphia police said Monday during a news conference.

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Briscella’s family and friends told FOX29 Philadelphia that the 60-year-oldhad a giant heartand was loved by the community of northeast Philadelphia.

Total disregard for human life, a great human life,” Briscella’s eldest son, 托尼, told the station of his father’s murder. “This didn’t need to happen in a city that we all grew up in and loved, and it continues to deteriorate.

George Briscella, a 60-year-old Marine veteran, is survived by his wife, their four sons and six grandchildren, his family told FOX29 Philadelphia.

George Briscella, a 60-year-old Marine veteran, is survived by his wife, their four sons and six grandchildren, his family told FOX29 Philadelphia. (Family Handout / FOX29 Philadelphia WTXF)

Briscella was hit once in his abdomen and the bullet exited through his lower back, 费城警察上尉. Jason Smith said. Smith said that while a nearby doorbell camera didn’t capture the shooting, the victim could be heard screaming on the camera’s footage from the time of the incident.

截至周二, 警方统计显示 that citywide homicides year-to-date reached 53. While it marks a 15% drop from the 62 homicides recorded during the same period last year, it is still the second-highest murder rate year-to-date when compared the previous 15 年份, according to police data.

截至周一, citywide carjackings year-to-date in the city rose to154 – a 152% 根据纽约警察局的数据 61 carjackings reported during the same period in 2021, according to data that Philadelphia police shared with Fox News Digital via email.

The killing happened in a driveway on the 2100 block of Afton Street just after 8 下午. 星期日, 警察说.

The killing happened in a driveway on the 2100 block of Afton Street just after 8 下午. 星期日, 警察说. (FOX29 Philadelphia WTXF)

Surveillance video shows what appears to be the three suspects speeding away in the victim’s gray 2020 Toyota RAV4, 警察说. The vehicle has yet to be recovered, and the suspects have yet to be identified.

Smith told reporters that it didn’t appear the suspects followed Briscella to the home, saying the carjacking may have been acrime of opportunity.

然而, investigators said they have not ruled out the possibility that the carjacking is related to a pattern of car thefts in the city’s Twelfth District involving Toyota RAV4s.

Briscella is survived by his wife, their four sons and six grandchildren. His family told the station that he was a Marine Corp veteran and the son of a Philadelphia police officer.

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