Man shot in gentleman's club parking lot extremely critical, suspect in custody: police

Police say what began as a minor accident quickly turned into another instance of gun violence outside a Philadelphia gentleman's club early Sunday morning.

A man was struck five times after a shooting erupted in the parking lot of the Purple Orchid Gentleman's Club near 61st and Passyunk streets around 2 a.m.

The 48-year-old victim was transported to a local hospital with four gunshot wounds to the back and one to the leg. He is said to be in extremely critical condition. 


Police say the shooting stemmed from a minor accident in the club's parking lot, however no further details have been released.

A male is in custody after police said a suspect initially fled the scene.