Off-duty cop steps into gunfight, kills man in bar

The plainclothes officer witnessed the altercation and pulled out a firearm as the assailant was about to leave the lounge


By Andrew Maykuth
The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — An off-duty Philadelphia police officer shot and killed a man in a North Philadelphia bar early Sunday after a fistfight escalated into deadly gunfire, police said.

Police said two men began fighting about 1:30 a.m. on the second floor of the Myspace Lounge, in the 3300 block of Germantown Avenue.

LexisNexis Copyright © 2013 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.   
Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy

Request product info from top Firearms companies

Thank You!

= required Error occured while sending data

  1. Tags
  2. Off Duty
  3. Officer-Involved Shootings

Join the discussion