By Tim Jimenez
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A father of six was killed in front of his kids during a home invasion in Hunting Park overnight.
Police have identified him as 36-year-old Hakim Rahman.
His wife was also left wounded but has not been identified. Police are now looking for the suspects who fired a shotgun at the couple.
On the 3700 block of North 7th Street, near Rising Sun Avenue, around one in the morning, Chief Inspector Scott Small says two men broke in, went upstairs and encountered Rahman and his wife.
“They demanded money, and for some reason the male with the shotgun shot both of the victims.”
The blast left Rahman dead.
His six kids, between 5 and 13 years old, were in the house at the time. Some of them were actually in the same room when he was killed.
Police say the 40-year-old stepmother, despite being shot, was able to give them information. She’s listed in critical condition.
Police say Rahman knew one or both of the home invaders.
Officers found a bag of shotgun shells and a knit cap in the rear driveway and nearby in the alley. Police also found a gun.