Police: 17 injured in US nightclub shootup

2017-07-01 15:16
Crime scene technicians investigate a shooting at an Arkansas nightclub. (Andrew DeMillo, AP)

Crime scene technicians investigate a shooting at an Arkansas nightclub. (Andrew DeMillo, AP)

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Miami - US police said on Saturday that 17 people had been injured in a nightclub shooting in the southern state of Arkansas.

Some of the people reportedly could have been trampled when gunfire rang out inside the Power Ultra Lounge in downtown Little Rock, a report said.

"We do not believe this incident was an active shooter or terror related incident," said the Little Rock police department.

"It appears to have been a dispute at a concert".

Police later tweeted that "all 17 confirmed shooting victims are alive," and that one of the shooting victims "that was critical has been upgraded to stable".

According to the nightclub website, an artist by the name of Finese 2 Tymes had been scheduled to perform.

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