PHILADELPHIA (CBS)–Philadelphia police are investigating a fatal shooting involving two employees at an East Germantown bar Monday night.
It happened just before 11 p.m. at Sharon’s Little Spot on the corner of Boyer Street and East Woodlawn Street in East Germantown.READ MORE: Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney Says He'll Be Happy When He's Not Mayor Following Fourth Of July Shooting
Chief Inspector Scott Small said 44-year-old bar manager Christopher Michael Johnson was shot three times and was conscious and talking when police arrived, but died at the hospital a short time later.
Meanwhile, investigators are questioning the security guard, identified as Edward Morgan, who police said fired the fatal shots. Police have charged Morgan in Johnson’s death.READ MORE: Sources: Authorities Investigating Whether 2 Police Officers Struck By Stray Bullets On Ben Franklin Parkway
Officers arrived to find the bar manager with two gunshot wounds to the torso and one to the thigh. Medics transported him to Einstein Hospital, where he died a short time later.
Witnesses told police the manager and a 28-year-old security guard at the bar got into an argument that turned physical inside a backroom for employees only. Police aren’t sure what sparked the argument.
Investigators are also questioning two witnesses, a female bartender and a female customer.MORE NEWS: Kyle Schwarber Homers Twice In Phillies' 11-0 Romp Past Nationals
Anyone with any information is asked to call city police.