Household and associates of 22-year-old David Padro Jr. gathered at 8 p.m. proper outdoors of the long-lasting South Philadelphia cheesesteak store.
Police mentioned Padro Jr. was shot and killed after entering into an argument with 36-year-old Paul Burkert whereas ready in line.
Investigators mentioned about six or seven different prospects had been additionally in line when the combat broke out.
Police mentioned Burkert pulled out a gun and fired the deadly shot into Padro’s again.
“When someone really deliberately takes a life from you, it is the worst ache that anyone may ever really feel. My son is gone,” mentioned the sufferer’s father, David Padro Sr.
Padro Jr.’s girlfriend, Amber McShane, was with him when he was shot.
“There was nobody like him, and he did not deserve this,” mentioned McShane. “I simply need everybody to know he wasn’t aggressive like that. He wasn’t a nasty man.”
Burkert was arrested shortly after the argument. He’s dealing with homicide and different associated fees.
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