A 30-year-old man is dead after he was shot dead by two unidentified assailants while pumping gas at a Philadelphia gas station this week.

The victim was identified as Brandon Dixon, a 30-year-old father of a five-year-old girl.

Dixon was attacked by two assailants wearing masks and hoods who pulled over the Gulf station in North Philly on Monday, May 9.

In a video released by Philadelphia police, the suspects could be seen pulling into the gas station in a maroon Mazda 3 with New Jersey plates at around 2:30 p.m.

They parked their vehicle in a corner after which two assailants got out of the car and ran toward the target. One had an assault rifle while the other had a handgun. They fired multiple shots toward Dixon.

After firing multiple shots at Dixon, the two assailants rushed back to the vehicle’s backseat with the driver making a wild turn to flee the scene.

“I don’t know who’s raising these children, but they [the attackers] don’t care. They have no empathy,” Dixon’s mother, Lisa, reportedly said via the Post.

“They have nothing in them. They don’t care and they took my baby’s life.”

Dixon, a local basketball star, was reportedly shot in the head and face.

“The offenders fired multiple shots at the victim, striking him throughout the body,” authorities said in a statement to address the shooting that occurred in West Oak Lane - a neighborhood where roughly 95 percent of its 41,000 residents are African-American.

Police added that no one else was hurt in the shooting incident.

“We know 25 shots were fired because we found a little over 25 spent shell casings. Some appear to be rifle rounds,” Philadelphia Chief Inspector Scott Small said via the Daily Mail.

“There are at least 20 bullet holes to the glass door of the convenience store,” Small added.

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