Video of Wild Shootout at Philly Hotel

Have you seen these guys? Call the police.


You check into your hotel after a long drive, hoping to catch a Law & Order marathon on TNT and some shuteye. Instead, you get a shootout.

That’s what happened recently to the guests of the Roosevelt Inn at 7600 Roosevelt Boulevard in the Rhawnhurst section of Northeast Philadelphia.

Police say that they responded to the small hotel after reports of gunshots. When they showed up, they found bullet holes in the wall and other evidence of a gunfight, but they couldn’t find a complainant or victim.

So they went to the security footage. Here’s what they found.

A statement from police about the incident:

On March 31, 2014, at 12:28am, 2nd District officers responded to a radio call for a shooting inside the Roosevelt Motor Inn located at 7600 Roosevelt Boulevard. When police arrived an employee stated he heard gunshots coming from a hallway. Soon after the gunshots an unknown black male ran past the front desk armed with a handgun and fled through the parking lot then south on the Roosevelt Boulevard. Surveillance video recovered depicts a group of black male running through the hallways shooting at each other. No complainant’s were found and no one was found injured.

Suspect Description:
Suspect #1: Black Male, 30years-of-age, 5’8”, thin Build, wearing all black clothing.
Suspect #2: Black Male. 30′s, 5’9″ – 6′, heavyset build, bearded, wearing a blue hooded jacket with a light colored liner, jeans, white sneakers and a black skull cap.

If you see these suspects do not approach them, contact 911 immediately.

To submit a tip via telephone, dial 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847.

If you have any information about this crime or these suspects, please contact:
Northeast Detectives Division
Det. Burns #848
DC# 14-02-018292

It’s not the first time that the Roosevelt Inn has had problems. Here’s video from an armed robbery there in 2013.

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  • matthew brandley

    Same ole trash doing the same old crap over and over again.

  • Dida

    Did any one else notice that they never put down the drink carrier they are holding. #thirsty

    • mbeezy

      I was wondering about that! Dude did NOT drop that food and drink.

      • Tee Soonuwillknow

        I have no idea why i am slightly impressed with the stupid James Bond moves….. (sarcasm) I mean like… hmmm… GT5 much?

  • critical mass

    It looked as if they were having fun–could those have not been real guns?

  • Northeaster

    How dumb do you have to be to get in a shoot out in a hotel…which has cameras…

  • Brut Vie

    Let’s see the video of that white boy stabbing everyone in the school, or any video of the white people shooting up public areas for no reason. All of those white people are trash, their parents should be arrested for lack of responsibility. Say what you want about black people and whites usually do but when we go to kill someone we hit who we want and if someone gets caught in the cross fire they should have been quicker.

    • Jason

      seriously? the only one talking race here is you. Then you go on to speak on behalf of all black people about how much better you are at killing. please put some rational thought into your comments.

      • Brut Vie

        Everything is about race, the way this is painted as two people recklessly shooting at each other not even knowing the reason why. But as soon as one of those crazy ass white kids mass murder some people we must always keep in mind that they were good kids from good families who went through something traumatic. And I was not saying black people were better at murdering, what I said is they try and kill the one or ones they have a problem with. The crazy ass white kids don’t have a target, they come to kill everyone. And everything is about race, read between the lines and check out the comment below. “Same old trash”

    • Jimbo Duggan

      “Hit who they want”. Those boys are not going to hit the broadside of a barn only some poor bystander. Their stance, aim and technique for firing a weapon are all wrong for effective shooting. Note: the sights (the aimer thing) are on the top of the weapon and must held vertically and aligned front to back. Not in the “Gangsta Sideways Method”. And yes it is about race.

  • Paablo_speaks

    Anyone shooting their gun in your direction, and has a smile on their face, can’t be all that bad of a person.

  • fishlips19106

    too bad they missed

  • Bieber Fan

    These idiots need to practice first at the range. They can’t hit anything. Pathetic.