Copacabana. Credit: Google Maps. Copacabana was the scene of a shooting early Tuesday. Credit: Google Maps


A 31-year-old man was shot and killed outside a nightclub in University City early Tuesday morning, police said.


A man was shot at 1:32 a.m. outside the Copacabana at 40th and Spruce streets, police said.



Police spokeswoman Jillian Russell said a suspect was in custody.


"No ID for the suspect is being released yet at this point because we're waiting on charges," Russell said.

The man was pronounced dead at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania at 1:42 a.m.


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