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Security guard accused in shooting out on bail

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - The security guard accused of shooting and killing a man outside of the North End Republican Club in Allentown in April is out on bail.

Court documents show Andrew Gesslein, of Tilden Township, Berks County posted bail on Friday and is out of prison.

A judge set Gesslein's bail at $150,000 Thursday, after Gesslein was originally committed to Lehigh County Prison without bail.

Geisslein is is charged with voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of Michael Randolph on April 29.

It happened at the North End Republican Club, where Gesslein was working security, police said.

Gesslein claims he acted in self-defense.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for July 7th.

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