Two injured in night club shooting in U.S. state of Arkansas

BY APD NEWSApr 17,2018 at 15:13

A shooting at a nightclub in Little Rock, U.S. state of Arkansas, injured two people early Monday, one of whom is still hospitalized with life-threatening injuries, local police said.

According to police, officers were called to Club 428 shortly after 12:00 a.m. Monday morning. When they arrived, they found George Hicks Jr., 58, was lying on the ground near the club's front entrance with a gunshot wound to his lower right leg. He was treated for life-threatening injuries, said the hospital.

Police were later notified of another person shot at the club. Carl Rice, 35, was treated for a gunshot wound to his left foot in a local hospital.

A witness told police he saw a man shooting from a silver four-door vehicle. Police were told the shooter had already left when they arrived. Police also noted two vehicles parked near the club had bullet holes.

Police named a 32-year-old Little Rock man as a suspect. The case is still under investigation.

(ASIA PACIFIC DAILY)

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