Jailene Holton, a 21-year-old woman, was killed on Tuesday night in Northeast Philadelphia when a patron opened fire after being ejected from the establishment.
A young woman who was out with friends was killed by gunfire that was fired from hundreds of feet distant by an enraged patron who had been kicked out of the pub. The recent spate of fatal gun violence in Philadelphia is not unique to this episode.
The other patron of the Northeast Philadelphia bar and restaurant Philly Bar and Restaurant fired at least 15 times, killing the 21-year-old woman. She received a headshot.
Jailene Holton was recognized by her father and other relatives. She apparently participated in a friend reunion at the time of the shooting. She lost away following her transfer to Jefferson-Torresdale Hospital for surgery.
Who Was Jailene Holton in the Philadelphia Bar and Restaurant Shooting? Shot by the client who died
Jailene Holton, a 21-year-old woman, was shot and killed inside a pub in Northeast Philadelphia on Tuesday by a patron who had been asked to leave and then fired at least 15 shots into the structure.
According to her uncle James Holton, who spoke to FOX29, Jailene was at the Philly Bar and Restaurant in the 2400 block of Welsh Road after seeing Top Golf with a buddy from New Jersey. She served as the event’s designated driver.
Holton was shot in the head by one of the three guys who had been kicked out of the pub around 11:30 p.m. over a dispute over a game of pool.
According to Jailene’s uncle, as an innocent bystander, she had just finished a night out with friends when she unexpectedly found herself about to become the latest victim of gun violence in the city.
Ingrid Holton Gunman Suspect
Jailene Holton and the other two victims of the alleged shooter were men, and he fled the scene in a dark pickup truck. Nobody has been held captive. According to 6ABC, police have reportedly spoken with witnesses and are reviewing security footage of the incident.
The cops claim that the other two people who were ejected were not involved in the shooting. The woman was found dead on the floor of the pub, bleeding, according to NBC Philadelphia. Holton wasn’t the target that was planned.
There were about 20 people in the bar when the shots were fired. A 30-year-old guy who was a second customer at the bar was also sent to the hospital after being hit in the face by smashed glass during the shooting.
GoFundMe information for Jailene Holton
Victoria Holton has set up a GoFundMe account to cover Jailene Holton’s funeral costs. Of the $25 k goal, the account has already raised $19 k.
Any assistance with Jason’s funeral expenses, Jailene’s father, would be greatly appreciated. The family would like to express their gratitude for everyone’s kind thoughts, prayers, and good wishes as we cope with this unfathomable tragedy.
Jailene Holton was an attractive, bright, and young woman with her entire life ahead of her. Father, sister, and the rest of the family are crushed by Jailene’s sudden, tragic death.