An argument over soccer between a New York fan and a Philadelphia supporter turned lethal outdoors of a well-known cheesesteak joint within the Metropolis of Brotherly Love on Thursday, a report stated.
The 2 fanatics had been in line at Pat’s King of Steaks early Thursday morning after they received into an argument, partially, about soccer, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported.
The meat escalated and turned bodily earlier than one the followers pulled a gun, the report said.
“They had been arguing and it was a struggle,” Pat’s basic supervisor, Tom Francano, instructed the newspaper.
“One man grabbed the opposite man and received him in a grip, and the opposite man pulled out a gun and shot him within the torso. It was one shot. The cops got here immediately,” he added.
The shooter ran off, however was reportedly caught by cops outdoors Independence Corridor within the coronary heart of town.
The unidentified sufferer, a 23-year-old, was rushed to a close-by hospital the place he died, based on the report.
Pat’s was closed for a number of hours as police investigated — however the Philly mainstay was quickly again in enterprise, and prospects lined up for hoagies the hours later, the paper stated.
“My workers are fairly shaken up,” proprietor Frank Olivieri stated, based on the article.
“I don’t perceive what goes via folks’s minds. … It’s a fricking tragedy when anybody dies senselessly.”