Man Fires AK-47 Inside Club

Surveillance video of the shooting is released today

By Lauren DiSanto
|  Wednesday, May 22, 2013  |  Updated 2:36 PM EDT
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Surveillance Video

Philadelphia Police release surveillance video of an AK47 shooting that happened inside a gentleman's club. Read the full story here.

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Philadelphia Police say minutes after two men were kicked out of a gentleman's club, one of them returned, brandishing an AK-47.

Surveillance video released today shows the man, who police identify as Henry Pettigrew, running from the parking lot into the Purple Orchard, located at 61st and Passyunk Avenue, with the assault rifle in hand.

He slips and falls twice, before opening the door of the club and spraying gunfire inside.

One person was injured in the May 11 shooting, but police say that victim will survive.

The video also shows Pettigrew firing several shots at a car in the parking lot.

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According to court records, Pettigrew was arrested in 2008 for a dozen charges-- including several charges involving firearms. All twelve of those charges against him were withdrawn.

The second suspect, who police are working to identify, is believed to have been the getaway driver who fled the scene in a light-colored sedan.

Pettigrew is considered armed and dangerous and police say to call 911 if you spot either suspect.

 


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