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January 17, 2017

Germantown bar manager fatally shot after dispute with security guard

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Sharon's Little Spot at 5642 Boyer St. in Germantown.

Philadelphia police are investigating after the owner of a Germantown bar was fatally shot Monday night following an argument with a member of his security staff.

The incident occurred around 11 p.m. at Sharon's Little Spot Bar, located at 5642 Boyer St.

Responding officers were met at the scene by the unidentified security guard, who allegedly reported that he had shot the 44-year-old bar manager. The guard directed police to a small room behind the bar where the victim, whose identity has not been released, was found with two gunshot wounds to his torso and a third to his upper left thigh.

According to 6ABC, the guard allegedly told police that the bar manager had struck him over the head with a bottle prior to the shooting.

The victim was transported to Albert Einstein Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 11:22 p.m.

No charges have been filed at this time, and the investigation remains active and ongoing with the homicide unit.