Gunman fires into crowd outside nightclub

Arch Street Shots Fired

Flashing lighs cast shadows as women walk among patrol cars after gunshots were fired outside a Center City nightclub early Sunday morning. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

Several shots were fired into a crowd in the area of 8th and Arch Streets at about 2 a.m. but no injures were reported, according to police sources who added that more gunfire had been reported n the same area one night earlier. Officers heard the previous incident from inside the nearby Philadelphia Police Administration Building.

Arch Street Shots FiredPolice investigators circled shell casings in chalk as the crowd dispersed Sunday morning.

Officers had responded to the report of a fight outside the club and the gunman opened fire while police were on location, according to 6ABC, adding that the officers chased a suspect north on 7th Street but lost him around Franklin Square.

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