5 individuals fired near Atlanta club hosting Black Gay Pride event

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  • 5 individuals fired near Atlanta club hosting Black Gay Pride event
  • 5 individuals fired near Atlanta club hosting Black Gay Pride event

    5 people were hurt early Monday when shots were terminated outside a northwest Atlanta bar, according to police.

    The Marquette Lounge on Joseph E. Boone Boulevard was hosting an all-night event to celebrate Black Pride Weekend, according to the club's Facebook web page. Investigators believe a fight started outside the club prior to a male started firing into the crowd.

    \" Adhering to the shooting, customers encountered the street to Proctor Road, where they contacted 911,\" Atlanta cops stated Monday mid-day. \"The presumed shooter got away the scene before police officers got here.\"

    All five of those wounded were taken to medical facilities, consisting of some that passed rescue and also others by exclusive lorry, according to police.

    In a statement Sunday evening, The Marquette Lounge stated the shooting did not happen on company building.

    \" Our facilities were completely protected at the time, as well as to our expertise, no major event occurred that would certainly call for the shooting that occurred across the street,\" the emailed statement claimed. \"We are restricted in the degree of control we have in scenarios that do not happen on our residential property. We have actually connected to the Atlanta Police Division and also are completely accepting the recurring examination.\"

    Tarell Heard told Channel 2 Action News he heard a minimum of eight gunfires as the party was ending and also individuals were leaving.

    \" It's always something (in Atlanta),\" he said. \"If it's not fighting, it's gunfires.\"

    No suspects were in protection late Monday, cops stated. The investigation proceeded right into the case.