What to know
- New Jersey State Police have released video showing what led to what they say was a murder spree that began in South Philly and ended with a shooting in Camden County last month.
- Louis Ciccanti, a SEPTA worker, was found dead in his crashed vehicle on I-76 on January 24, 2022.
- Police hope someone helps them track down the Ciccanti killer.
More than a week after a SEPTA worker was shot inside his Mercedes Benz sedan, leading to an hour closes busy Highway 76 In South Jersey, police released video showing what led to a deadly street shooting.
Louis Ciccanti, of Cherry Hill, New Jersey, was involved in a car crash in the eastbound lane of I-76 just in front of Interstate 42 at Mount Ephraim at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Monday, May 24. 1, 2022, the New Jersey State Police said. At the time, Ciccanti was driving a black 2004 Mercedes Benz 500 and crashed into a fence in a construction site.
“Preliminary investigation indicates that the victim and an unidentified black sedan were both traveling eastbound on Interstate 76 in the Passyunk Avenue area, Philadelphia, PA when they were involved in a ‘rage on the street’ Street’,” New Jersey State Police said in a Facebook post. “Surveillance video from the Walt Whitman Bridge shows both vehicles continuing to cross the bridge into New Jersey onto Interstate 76 eastbound.”
State troops later found Ciccanti’s body inside the Mercedes. The other driver was long gone.
A spokesperson confirmed to NBC10 Ciccanti is a SEPTA employee.
Investigators have asked for the public’s help in trying to find out what happened before and during the crash. They asked people to call the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Tip Line at 856-783-4900 or email CCPOTIPS@CCPROSECUTOR.org. Tips can be made anonymously.
The busy road reopened around 5:45 a.m. Tuesday.
https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/i-76-road-rage-shooting-death-crash-camden-county/3130844/ Video shows lead up to Louis Ciccanti’s road rage murder on I-76 in NJ – NBC10 Philadelphia