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Caught On Tape: Gunman Opens Fire Inside Strip Club With AK-47

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police are searching for two suspects in connection to a shooting at a gentleman’s club in Philadelphia.

The incident occurred on Saturday, May 11th just before 2 a.m. at the Purple Orchard Gentleman’s Club, located at 3275 South 61st Street in the Elmwood section of the city.

According to police, the two suspects became involved in a disagreement with management and bouncers at the club and were removed.

Allegedly, the first suspect returned to the building minutes later with an AK-47 rifle and fired multiple shots into a vehicle parked in the lot and inside the club.

Video courtesy of Philadelphia Police Department

Police say the gunman then fled from the scene and got into a light colored sedan, described as possibly being a Hyundai or Mitsubishi, which was driven by the second suspect.

One person was struck but suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The first suspect has been identified as 21-year-old Henry Pettigrew, of Belmar Terrace. Police say he is 5-foot-11, black male weighing 180 pounds and has a thin beard.

The second suspect has been described as a 20 to 25-year-old, black male between 5-foot-9 and 5-foot-10, with a medium build and goatee. He was wearing a dark hooded jacket over a plaid button shirt, tan cargo shorts and tan boots.

Anyone with information is asked to cal 911 or 215-686-TIPS (8477).

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