• Nightclub where 28 injured to be shut down

    By: Bob D Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - At least 25 people were shot in an Arkansas nightclub early Saturday and more were injured trying to evacuate the building, KTHV reported.

    City officials will move to close down the club Monday under its “criminal abatement” program. The club’s liquor license was suspended Saturday and the property manger was delivering an eviction notice.

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    One person was upgraded from critical to stable condition after the 2:30 a.m. incident at the Power Ultra Lounge in Little Rock, police said. Little Rock police confirmed that all victims were alive. Police said 28 people in total were injured: 25 from gun shot wounds and 3 from other injuries.

    Gov. Hutchinson released a statement Saturday morning about the club shooting.

    According to police, there was a dispute during a concert and an exchange of gunfire took place, ABC News reported.

    Police have not released any suspect information, but said they do not believe that it was a terror-related incident, KATV reported.

    The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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