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.