Monthly Archives: July 2017

Club In Mass Shooting Had 37 Complaints

Power Ultra Lounge, the Little Rock, Ark., nightclub where 28 people were wounded in a shooting during a rap concert July 1, remained open despite at least 37 civil and criminal complaints that the city could have used to sanction or close the business.

Andrew DeMillo/APShooting SceneAn investigator collects evidence near an Arkansas nightclub where police say multiple people were shot, in Little Rock, Ark.

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports the complaints include two previous shootings outside the club, which was licensed as a restaurant and not a concert venue or event center.

The state’s alcohol control agency licensed it as a restaurant with a “mixed drink permit” that allows the presence of minors, as well as regulation of what kind of food is served and hours of kitchen operation.

One of those injured in the shooting was 16 years old.

The club was already facing three state

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