Dramatic Video: Philly Chinese food store workers hold off gunman at door

12:26 PM, Mar 22, 2013   |    comments
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(USA TODAY) -- The Philadelphia Police Department has released surveillance video of a man shooting into and through the door of a Chinese food store. The police are asking the public to help identify the suspect who fled the scene after wounding three men.

The graphic video shows the victims struggling to keep the door closed as the gunman fires into the door repeatedly. Bullets zoom through the store as the people inside scramble to keep the shooter out without getting shot.

All three victims suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to the police report.

Police describe the suspect as a black male, 6' to 6'2" tall with a medium build, a beard or goatee and wearing a dark sweatshirt, possibly with a Nike emblem on the front, dark colored pants and baseball batting gloves.

Philadelphia police posted the video on its website. The department is among more than 40 across the country that are releasing videos to the public to get help identifying and catching criminals. Others include: Kansas City, Detroit, Houston, Baltimore, Tucson, Milwaukee and Minneapolis.

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