Home / National News / 17 shot and others trampled in Little Rock, Arkansas club; no apparent connection to terror


(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) — At least 17 people were shot in an Arkansas nightclub early Saturday morning and more were injured trying to escape or being trampled, police said.

One person was initially listed in critical condition, but later updated to stable, according to cops. The other injuries did not appear to be life-threatening after the 2:30 a.m. shooting at Power Lounge in Little Rock, according to police there.

Just told by someone who was inside Power Ultra Lounge the shots were fired on 2nd floor of club pic.twitter.com/9YkeYuX4NH

— Kimberly Rusley (@KATVKimberly) July 1, 2017

According to police, there was a dispute during a concert and an exchange of gunfire took place.

There was no immediate information about suspect, but police said the situation did not appear to be connected to terrorism or an active shooter.

We do NOT believe this incident was an active shooter or terror related incident. It appears to have been a dispute at a concert.

— Little Rock Police (@LRpolice) July 1, 2017

Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.


Recent posts in National News