ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP/CBS) — Authorities in eastern Pennsylvania say one person was killed and two others were injured in an early-morning shooting in the parking lot of an Allentown nightclub.
Police said city officers responded to a disturbance at the east end of the parking lot of the Club Dubai shortly before 2:30 a.m. Saturday.READ MORE: Fourth Of July Weekend Weather: Hot, Humid Saturday Afternoon Before Potentially Severe Scattered Storms Move Into Philadelphia Region
Officers reported seeing a man with a handgun shooting at other people. One Allentown officer fired at the suspect, who got into a vehicle and fled.
Police said three shooting victims were taken to local hospitals. The Lehigh County coroner’s office said 28-year-old Paul Junior Prieto died of a gunshot wound to the body.READ MORE: Gas Prices Continue To Fall In New Jersey, Pennsylvania And Delaware
The suspect, 25-year-old Joshua Colon, was later arrested and charged with one count of criminal homicide and two counts of criminal attempt to commit criminal homicide.
Colon is currently being treated for a gunshot wound to the leg and will be held without bail.
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