Man dies after shooting in parking lot of Philadelphia gentlemen's club

The shooting happened on the 2700 block of S. Front Street outside Cheerleaders Philadelphia.

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Police say the incident started as two men with guns approached the victim and another man, insisting on going through their pockets.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A man who was shot during a robbery outside Cheerleaders Gentlemen's Club in South Philadelphia has died.

It happened around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday on the 2700 block of S. Front Street.

Police say a 28-year-old man was shot in the chest. He was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead. The victim has not been identified.

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Chopper 6 was overhead as officers cordoned off a large area of the parking lot.

Police say the incident started as two men with guns approached the victim and another man, insisting on going through their pockets.

The 28-year-old was shot during a struggle.

The robbers drove off with a cellphone.

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with any information is asked to call police at 215-686-TIPS.