Lawyer from Philippines shot dead in Philly while on vacation with his mother

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The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — A government lawyer from the Philippines who was vacationing in Philadelphia with his mother died Sunday morning after being shot in the head while riding in an Uber on his way to the airport, according to police and social media posts from family. John Albert Laylo, 35, was a passenger with his mother in a black Nissan Altima, traveling south on 38th Street at Spruce Street, around 4:10 a.m. Saturday when a vehicle came up from behind “and started to fire several rounds” into the Altima, police said. The vehicle, possibly a black Maxima, then pulled up along the driver’s side a…

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