Philadelphia Wedding Brawl Caught on Camera

Police called to break up massive brawl between two separate wedding parties.
3:00 | 10/08/12

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And we are back with the stunning brawl caught on tape. Two wedding parties throwing punches at a high-end hotel in philadelphia over the weekend. Police from all over the city called to the scene to break it up. And abc's linsey davis joining us now with the latest on this story. Good morning, linsey. Good morning, lara. When you think of some of the worst things that can happen during a wedding this is likely one of them. A huge brawl during a wedding reception involving according to police estimates anywhere from 75 to 100 people. A fiasco that lasted 20 minutes and ended with one person dying. Reporter: What you're watching is videom fro not one, but two weddings gone horribleabhorrible ab ly belong. Leaving one man dead from a heart attack and another in handcuffs. Police say this massive brawl came about in a high-end hotel in society hill neighborhood in philadelphia. Police say at one point, it got so chaotic, officers from all over the city responded. You can see at least half a dozen in a blue shirt. Watch as this officer appears to strike the one with the baton, force that police say now was necessary. Officers say one of those involved had to be tased. And a 57-year-old man, reportedly, the uncle of the bride, suffered a heart attack. He later died. As-f you look closely, you can even see one of the brides right there to the left of your screen. That's the bride? Reporter: This marriage mayhem was all caught on tape by max schultz, a teenager from harrisburg, pittsburgh pittsburgh. Hundreds of people, 75 to 100 people, shoving eve other. At that point, I started with my camera. Reporter: It was slults's birthday, he had just turned 15 and awakened by the ruckus. This was a confrontation between relatives and friends attending one of the weddings. When people taensding a second wedding he is elsewhere, came back to the bar at the hotel, police say the original confrontation escalated, soon becoming this. Schultz's video is now evidence and police continue to review it to determine if additional people will face charges for involvement in this wedding reception that unexpectedly became a real bash. The commissioner has viewed the cell phone video, along with surveillance video at the hotel. And he said the amount of police force used was appropriate, considering all the chaos. Two of the people were charged with disorderly cot. One man was arrested for assault on police. We need to tell sam, make sure these people are not on his guest list.

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