UPDATE: Suspect Arrested in Pennsylvania Nightclub Shooting

One suspect has been apprehended for his alleged involvement in a shooting outside a nightclub in Allentown, Pennsylvania early Thursday morning.

“Police say 20-year-old Angelo Luis Rivera was taken into custody. Police say several gunmen may have opened fire at the same time,” according to CBS3.

Rivera was charged with several crimes, including possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, and criminal conspiracy to commit aggravated assault. Police are still searching for other suspects. Another report said that the incident could be gang related.

Big League Politics reported Wednesday:

According to reports from early Thursday morning, 10 people were hurt after a drive by shooting outside a nightclub in Allentown, Pennsylvania overnight.

“The shooting outside the Deja Vu nightclub in Allentown occurred shortly before 2 a.m. Thursday,” according to The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. “Authorities say most of the victims had just left the nightclub or were standing on the sidewalk outside when the shots rang out.”

The crowd reportedly panicked and began to flee in several different directions.

All of the victims are expected to survive, the report said. Police are searching for the perpetrators.

One resident who lives close to the nightclub told NBC10 she woke up to the sound of gunshots and hear a car speed away after the shots stopped. According to that report, there have been prior shootings in the same area.

The identities of the wounded have not yet been identified.


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