Last Saturday the HAMPTON ROADS DAILY PRESS reported that a former childhood friend of Michael Vick, Quanis Phillips, was identified as being shot in the leg outside of Vick’s 30th birthday party late last Thursday night at a restaurant in the Virginia Beach area.
(Police: Vick birthday party shooter drove white Escalade (not pictured))
Phillips, who was admitted to the hospital after the shooting, was a co-defendant in the dogfighting case that landed Vick in federal prison for 18 months.
Shalamar Davis, who attended the party, told the Daily Press that Phillips was the shooting victim. “His friends were dragging him around the corner and blood was everywhere,” she said.
So far other witnesses to the shooting have “refused to talk” and Michael Vick’s lawyer has said his client was “long gone” from the scene before the shooting occured. The NFL quarterback has since been interviewed by police on the matter and reportedly is not a suspect in the criminal investigation.
Police though have not exonerated Vick’s brother Marcus, who was also at the party. Read more…