Looters in Philadelphia are blowing up ATMs and making away with the cash inside, numerous sources reported.
Protests across the country in response to the death of George Floyd have, in some cities, devolved into riots and looting. In Philadelphia, nearly a dozen ATM machines have been blown up and the explosions continued Tuesday night, according to Fox 29.
Nearly a dozen ATM machines have reportedly been blown up, with reports of explosions happening throughout the city Tuesday night, Fox 29 reported. (RELATED: Philadelphia Gun Shop Owner Shoots, Kills Looter Who Broke Into Store With Group)
Authorities said there was an explosion Tuesday night in Mount Airy at a gas station, where a suspect threw an incendiary device at the ATM with an employee inside, who was not hurt, according to Fox 29.
A 24-year-old man was also killed Tuesday when he was shot during an ATM explosion.
Police commissioner Danielle Outlaw said the thefts are believed to be “organized” and “coordinated,” according to ABC 6. The Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is leading the investigation.