Springfield Twp. Police say a man was killed for driving too slowly on State Road

SPRINGFIELD TWP., Pennsylvania (WPVI) – Search continues for the suspect who shot and killed a man during an apparent road rage incident in Delaware County.

Police were called to the scene on State Road (1st Street) near Assembly Road in Springfield Township at around 8:43 a.m. Wednesday.

Neighbor Jackie Washco said: ‘I heard two loud bangs and a car crash.

King Hua, 54, a town resident, and his wife were driving south in a white Toyota on State Road when a woman driving the vehicle overtook them.

The vehicle then stopped and a male passenger got out and fired a shot at the victim’s Toyota.

The bullets pierced the windshield and hit Xu. He was taken to the hospital but died from his injuries.

A witness told Action News she heard a woman screaming.

“I went to check the door and a woman was screaming at me. She was like, ‘Help, someone help! Call 911, my husband is dead,'” Washco said.

Police said the suspect’s vehicle had fled the town. It is described as a black car or SUV.

Investigators believe the victim was shot to death for driving too slowly.

Springfield Twp said: “A man lost his life today because he was driving too slowly during rush hour. That is unacceptable.” Sheriff Joe Daly.

Police say this type of crime will not be tolerated.

“If you commit a crime, we will find you, we will arrest you, we will prosecute you,” Daly said. “If you run away, we’ll go after you, we’ll hunt you down, and we’ll lock you up.

Investigators are asking anyone who was driving in the area at the time of the incident and witnessed anything to call them.

They are also asking nearby residents to check their cameras to see if they captured video or pictures of the driver.

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