. Philadelphia mass shooting: Physical altercation may have been ‘genesis’ of bloodshed, police say « JO LEE MAGAZINE

Fox- A fight may have proceeded the deadly Philadelphia shooting that claimed the lives of three people and wounded 12 others.

“At this time we believe one of the three deceased was a male involved in a physical altercation with another male that was potentially the genesis of the shooting,” Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw said at a Sunday news conference. “These individuals eventually began firing at one another, with both being struck, one fatally.”

Outlaw said that officers responding to the scene began treating gunshot victims when another officer observed a man firing a handgun into the large crowd, with the officer drawing his weapon and firing “several times in the direction of the unknown male, we believe striking him.”

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