Woman Shot and Killed After Fight in Philadelphia

Police said an argument between women escalated into a shooting outside of Chuck's Alibi in Northeast Philadelphia

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A woman was shot and killed following a fight overnight in Philadelphia, police said. 

An argument between a group of women broke out Saturday around 2 a.m. outside of Chuck’s Alibi on the corner of Oxford and Cottman avenues, according to investigators. A woman involved in the fight then pulled out a gun and opened fire, shooting 29-year-old Latoya Maria McNear twice in the chest, police said. 

McNear was taken to the Einstein Medical Center where she was pronounced dead at 2:25 a.m. 

An arrest was made in connection to the shooting. Investigators have not yet revealed the identity of the suspect. 

As of Sunday night, there were 165 homicides in Philadelphia, down 8 percent from the same time last year which was ultimately the deadliest on record. 

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