South Philly Shooting – On Wednesday, the body of a man who was later identified as being from Philadelphia was found. According to the police, the man had been found dead after attempting to prevent three young men from stealing his vehicle. Wednesday evening was the time that the incident took place. According to the police, the victim, who has been identified as Michael Salerno, 50, was attempting to prevent the carjacking of his vehicle around 10:45 p.m. in South Philadelphia when the incident occurred.
Michael Salerno was making an effort to prevent the theft of his vehicle by a carjacker. Because the investigation is still ongoing, the authorities have chosen to withhold information regarding the identity of the woman who was in the vehicle. This decision was reached because the inquiry is still ongoing. The Chief Inspector of the Philadelphia Police Department, Scott Small, issued a statement to the public on Wednesday evening in which he indicated that “preliminary information appears that the motive for this homicide began with a carjacking of a female, and when the owner intervened, he was shot and killed,” and that this information was based on “preliminary information.”
The get-together took place on Porter Street, fairly close to the intersection where that street meets South 12th Street. The information that was presented by the police indicates that Salerno had just arrived at the spot, but he wasn’t in the vehicle when the attempted carjacking occurred. The police would to comment on whether or whether the location was close to his residence, but they did state that an investigation was being conducted.