Strip clubs are supposed to be a place for naughty happiness, not ducking and dodging bullets–fearing for your life. Try telling that to the family of Jose Feliciano, who lost his life attempting to break up a Bronx stripper fight when one of the dancer’s boyfriend intervened with the heat.
Murder victim Jose Feliciano, a regular at the Key Club Cabaret on Boston Road in Eastchester, was exiting the jiggle joint at 4:15 a.m. Friday when a fight broke out between two of the dancers in the parking lot, the sources said.
Feliciano ran over to defend one of the women in the fight when the other woman’s boyfriend started arguing with him, witnesses told police.
The two began brawling and Feliciano punched the other man, cops said.
Seconds later, the suspect whipped out a pistol and started blasting away, hitting Feliciano in the stomach.
Felicano ran for cover behind a car, but the callous gunman ran after him and kept firing, blasting him in the head before sprinting from the scene, cops said.
Feliciano was rushed to Montefiore Medical Center, but doctors couldn’t save him, officials said.
The club manager said the victim was beloved at the jiggle joint.
“He was a humble dude, he always came alone,” Dennis De Jesus told the Daily News. “He was well loved by the entertainers.”
Not for nothing, investigators say Feliciano had been arrested nearly 20 times prior for assault, robbery, and rape.