Nine hospitalized in club shooting overnight

Support our flag. Get the bumper sticker. CLICK HERE

According to local CBS affiliate WBNS-10TV, a nightclub in Columbus, Ohio, saw a late-night shooting take place early Sunday morning, resulting in the hospitalization of nine individuals. Two of the victims remain in critical condition.

It is believed that a disagreement within the J&R Party Hall sparked gunfire at around 3:30 a.m. Ohio senator Sherrod Brown (D) issued the following statement on the shooting:

“Connie and I join Ohioans in praying for the full recovery of everyone injured in last night’s shooting. Like many today, we will hug our family a little tighter after this devastating news, and hope the families of the victims will be able to do the same very soon.

“We are grateful to the medical professionals caring for the injured as well as the police and first responders at the scene. News of gun violence in our communities is always heartbreaking — especially on a weekend meant for celebrating with family, and so soon after last month’s nightclub shooting in Cincinnati. As always, my office will offer any assistance we can as law enforcement investigate.”

Police have identified a pair of differing shell cases in connection to the shooting. Although authorities have not yet made arrests, WBNS-10TV reports that police are currently investigating various avenues in an attempt to identify multiple shooters.

Columbus Police released the following tweet after the incident:

TEAM DML blankets on sale now for Christmas (BUY NOW)

If you would like to receive Breaking News text alerts on a smartphone or tablet, download the DML APP which is completely FREE and easy to use. Go to the Google Play Store or the IOS App Store and search for DML APP. Be sure to keep the app’s notifications setting on. Another way to receive alerts is to text to 40404 the following message: follow @realdennislynch (be sure to put a space between the word follow and the @ symbol).

To see more stories like this, sign up below for Dennis Michael Lynch’s email newsletter.







 

Comment via Facebook

 

Comment via Disqus

Send this to a friend