CHESTER -- Two Chester brothers were among five teens in custody Saturday in connection with a Friday night shoting that left another teen injured, authorities said.
Mario Hughes, 19, of Chester was shot once in the head Friday night at Club Le'Brea on Old York Road, Chester County Sheriff Robby Benson said. No one else was injured during the shooting, officials said.
Hughes was treated and released from Chester Regional Medical Center, a spokesman said.
Meanwhile, a York County tracking dog and several police officers searched nearby woods for the shooter. The group of teens, including a 14-year-old, was discovered hiding in bushes several hundred yards from the club, according to a sheriff's office incident report and Benson.
Police charged Damian LaMar Blackmon, 17, of 2706 Dawson Drive, Apt. 171, with assault and battery with intent to kill; possession of a weapon during a violent crime and possession of a handgun under 21, Cpl. Robert Sprouse of the sheriff's office said.
Keon JaMar "Shorty" Blackmon, 18, of 524 Sirrine St. was charged with possession of a firearm under 21, an arrest warrant notes.
Shamir Hutchins, 17, of 2678 Dawson Drive, Apt. 126, and Winta Rice, 17, of 128 E. Lacy St. each were charged with disorderly conduct, Sprouse said.
A 14-year-old male also faces at least one charge in connection with the incident, Benson said.
Around 11 p.m. Friday, police responded to Club Le'Brea, where several witnesses told police that Damian Blackmon fired a .38-caliber revolver into the club.
"He was shooting in the parking lot, and they closed the (club) door," Benson said. "Then he started shooting at the door."
The police report and warrant notes Blackmon fired the gun through a metal door at the club. More than 100 people were in the club and its parking lot, Benson said.
A bullet lodged near Hughes' temple, according to an incident report. That bullet later was removed from Hughes' head while two other bullets were recovered from a club wall, the report notes.
The weapon was found near the scene, Benson said. However, officials have not determined a motive for the incident, he said.
Police officers frequently respond to calls at Club Le'Brea, Benson said.
Damian Blackmon's charges could carry up to a combined 30 years, Deputy Solicitor Chris Taylor of the 6th Judicial Circuit said. On Saturday, a judge set his bond at $325,000, Sprouse said.
Keon Blackmon's bond was set at $100,000, while bond was set at $275 each for Hutchins and Rice, he said.
Damian and Keon Blackmon are slated to appear
in court in March, Sprouse said. The 14-year-old juvenile was transported Saturday to the Department of Juvenile Justice in Columbia, he said.
Hutchins, Rice and the Blackmons remained in custody Saturday night at the Chester County Detention Center, an official said.