10 people shot at Pennsylvania lounge

Several shooters sought, police say

By Hollie Silverman, Jason Hanna and Madeleine Thompson, CNN
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(CNN) - A suspect has been arrested in a shooting, in the eastern Pennsylvania city of Allentown, that left 10 people injured Thursday.

Angelo Luis Rivera, 20, was arrested without incident late Thursday, police told CNN affiliate WFMZ.

He will be charged with one count of criminal conspiracy to commit aggravated assault, one count of possession of drug paraphernalia and one count of possession of a small amount of marijuana, the station reported.

Several people -- likely three -- opened fire just before 2 a.m. outside the Déjà Vu nightclub, Lehigh County District Attorney James Martin and Allentown Police Chief Tony Alsleben said in a joint statement.

"This does not appear to be an indiscriminate shooting; it appears that at least one individual was a target," the joint statement reads, without saying who the target was.

All 10 people who were shot are expected to survive, Allentown police Capt. Bill Lake said.

Shots were fired from a white Cadillac Escalade SUV around the time the establishment was closing, the nightclub's owner, Osiris Guzman, told CNN.

Witnesses described a chaotic scene, saying several people ran as the shots were fired, CNN affiliate KYW reported.

The lounge owner first noticed the Escalade at 1:51 a.m., he told CNN. Guzman saw it on surveillance video, pulling up to the club. It drove around and made U-turns on the block twice, he said.

Gunfire rang out around 1:55 a.m., as most patrons were leaving the lounge, he said.

The vehicle had no license plate, he said.

Witnesses and some shooting victims have been uncooperative with the police investigation, Martin and Alsleben said.

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