24-Year-Old Philadelphia Man Dies After Trying To Blow Up ATM During George Floyd Protests

Philadelphia, USA: The police confirmed the death of a 24-year-old man after he tried to blow up an ATIM in the city during the ongoing George Floyd protests.

According to reports, SkyFOX was over the scene, which is at the North Second Street and West Susquehanna Avenue on Tuesday morning.

The police said that the incident happened at around 6 a.m. outside Sidekicks Sports Bar.

The investigators were looking over the automated teller machine with a smashed screening, a mangled keyboard, dangling components, but a seemingly intact safe at the bottom.

Lauren Johnson of Fox 29, reported that the man was using explosives.

He was seriously injured at the scene and was rushed to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead by the doctors.

It is said that the man was shot after he set off the explosion and tried to make off with the cash.

The police are currently investigating the incident, and this is not the only one that had happened in the area.

People in Philadelphia had been calling the police about similar reports throughout the same evening.

Johnson and her photographer visited a bank at West Girard Avenue and North 27th Street, where there also had been reports of explosions in the neighborhood.

Photojournalists pictured another damaged ATM at South 61st Street and Woodland Avenue.

Danielle Outlaw, a police commissioner, said that the thefts are believed to be organized and coordinated efforts.

The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives is taking the lead in the investigation.

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