Penn State student shot dead while father, grandfather injured in violent bar brawl


Dominique Oglesby, 23, was shot dead after an argument with an unidentified woman and man around 4:20pm Sunday at the Galaxy West Lounge in West PhiladelphiaA 23-year-old Penn State senior set to graduate in the spring was tragically killed in a bar fight over the weekend.

Dominique Oglesby was shot dead after she became involved in an argument with an unidentified woman and man around 4:20pm Sunday at the Galaxy West Lounge in West Philadelphia, police say.

The college student had met with her dad, 42, and granddad, 66, who were also shot but survived with injuries. All three were transported to the hospital.

Officials say the man involved in the bar brawl tried to stop the two women from fighting, but was not successful. It’s currently unclear whether or how the trio knew one another.

‘Someone produces a firearm and irrecoverable mistakes occur,’ Homicide Captain John Ryan said in a statement, as seen on

Police are still investigating the deadly incident. The two individuals involved in the fight have not yet been arrested.

Dominique Oglesby is pictured above with her mom and dad on Facebook. Her dad, who has not been named by police, was also shot but survived

Ryan said officials are seeking help in finding the suspects, who may be a threat to others, according to CBS Philadelphia.

‘Anybody that’s going to discharge a firearm on a city street and kill another human being, we consider armed and dangerous,’ Ryan said.

Oglesby’s cousin, Naji Muhammad, posted to Facebook following the tragedy:  ‘I want to give our condolence to my cousin Daniell and her husband for their daughter, my cousin Dominique Oglesby,’ he wrote in part.

‘This animal have not yet developed to be a decent man and to give respect to life, there must be a coming out of the animal stage of development into a moral consciousness, at this time I feel so bad that we are losing our generation.’

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