By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The ex-husband of a 52-year-old woman who was gunned down in Philadelphia’s Fox Chase neighborhood Wednesday has been charged with murder. Philadelphia police on Saturday night announced the arrest of 55-year-old Adriano Coriano.

(Credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Authorities said Coriano has been charged with murder and related charges.

The incident happened around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 900 block of Hartel Avenue.

Police said the victim Gladys Coriano was sitting in her SVU, parked in front of her home when another vehicle pulled up. According to police, the shooter reached out of the driver’s side window and shot the 52-year-old woman several times, including in the head. The gunman shot at least eight times.

Her body was found slumped in the driver’s seat of her SUV, the engine still running. She died at the hospital hours later.

Police said the investigation led to Adriano Coriano’s arrest.

Authorities said the investigation remains active and ongoing.

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