Police: 2 men, 1 woman shot inside Providence nightclub

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE)-Providence Police are investigating a shooting that happened inside of a club early Sunday morning.

Police tell ABC6 they responded to a report of shots fired from inside of the club just before 2 a.m.

When officers arrived they found the club with “blood stains across the floor along with loose shoes scattered, broken chairs, broken tables, and broken alcohol bottles.”

They found multiple victims who had been shot. A 29-year-old man on the stairs was shot in the right shoulder.

Officers found a second victim on the ground behind the O’Connell Street club. He was shot multiple times in the chest, area, abdominal region, and shoulders.

A 28-year-old woman was shot once in the knee area.

Investigators were told an altercation near the DJ booth caused someone on the lower level to start shooting.

A 21-year-old woman also suffered a large laceration to her back. She told police she may have been stabbed or stepped on. during the shooting, while she was trying to leave the club.

All victims were transported to the hospital where police say they are all currently in stable condition.

Detectives are investigating and no arrests have been made at this time.

The Board of Licenses are scheduled to meet Sunday for an emergency hearing.

The shooting comes less than two months after 25-year old Daniel Zairis was shot. and killed outside of the Lounge. The shooting was one of two early-morning homicides on August 28.

Zairis’s killer, Ahmad Crowell was taken into custody at an autobody shop in Seekonk a few weeks after the shooting.

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