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.

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