Pat's Steaks brawl: 2 suspects arrested in deadly brawl outside cheesesteak shop; 2 sought

Two of the four suspects wanted in connection with a deadly brawl outside of Pat's Steaks in South Philadelphia are in custody.

Philadelphia police announced Monday that 32-year-old Omar Arce and 33-year-old Jose Alberto Flores-Huerta were arrested and facing murder, attempted murder and related charges.

Arrest warrants were issued Sunday for Osvaldo "Willie" Pedraza, 34, and Victor Pedraza, 32, who are still on the run.

During the early Thursday morning brawl, 28-year-old Isidro Cortez from Queens, New York, was pummeled with kicks and punches and beaten with a metal trash can lid. 

According to a preliminary investigation, Cortez, his 64-year-old father and a friend went to the popular cheesesteak shop after attending the Philadelphia Union soccer game against Club America at Subaru Stadium in Chester. 

Police say they got into a verbal altercation at Pat's Steaks with a group of four men wearing Club America shirts and a brawl ensued. Cortez was beaten to death and his father and friend needed to be hospitalized, police said. 

(Philadelphia Police Department) 

Authorities on Friday shared video of the deadly brawl and called attention to four men spotted in yellow Club America shirts. 

This investigation is active and ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Philadelphia Police Department's Homicide Unit at 215-686-3334, or leave an anonymous tip at 215-686-TIPS.




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