Several Club América Fans Killed A Man In Philadelphia After Concacaf Champions League Semifinal
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A group of Club America fans are wanted by Philadelphia police after killing a 28-year-old at a Pat’s King of Steaks in South Philadelphia Thursday night. Police reported that four men wearing Club America jerseys assaulted a group of three men that included a 64-year-old father, his 28-year-old son and a friend of the son.
According to police the three victims had attended the Philadelphia Union’s Concacaf Champions League semifinal against Club America and went to Pat’s afterwards. After getting into an argument, the Club America fans reportedly punched and kicked the three victims and used a metal trash can lid during the homicide.
UPDATE: Latest from @PhillyPolice on beating homicide of 28 year old man & brutal assault on two other men at Pat’s Steaks 1:56am Fans of Club America now WANTED for murder @FOX29philly pic.twitter.com/hwq3MbOeAs— Steve Keeley (@KeeleyFox29) September 16, 2021
2/3 @phillypolice say killers were fans of Club America team based in Mexico City&played Philadelphia Union last night. 10 most wearing team’s replica yellow soccer jerseys likely at Pat’s Steaks for post game snack then big fight broke out ending in murder @FOX29philly pic.twitter.com/P8Ub8OYISi— Steve Keeley (@KeeleyFox29) September 16, 2021
The 64-year-old father and friend were taken to a hospital with minor injuries.
The Pat’s Kings of Steaks has a plethora of security cameras and the owner told reporters that the video shouldn’t be released to the public due to how violent the brawl was.
“It was just mayhem,” said the owner. “I’m never going to get this vision out of my mind that I watched on the videotape.”
The suspected killers haven’t been caught by police yet, however, the owner says the security footage should be able to help track the four men down.
“They’re all HD,” he said. “Their faces are clear as day. It’s only a matter of time until they’re apprehended.”