David Squires of The Daily Press of Hampton Roads, VA is reporting that the victim in the shooting at Michael Vick’s birthday party may have been Quanis Phillips, a co-defendant in the dog-fighting trial.
Squires’s can best be described as “word on the street”. Here’s what he wrote:
The story goes that Quanis (who showed up uninvited…Vick is not supposed to be associating with any dog-fighting co-defendants) threatened to smash birthday cake in Vick's face, or that he actually smashed the cake in Vick's face.
Another version is that someone smashed cake in Quanis' face -- or threatened to smash it in his face.
Anyway, the confrontation moved outside -- where I'm told there were several still cameras and video cameras.
Cooler heads did NOT prevail, and 'Q' was shot in the shopping center parking lot.
It is unclear whether Vick was still around at the time of the shooting, but he was definitely not there when police arrived.
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