Multiple people were shot early Monday morning outside an Atlanta club that was hosting a “Black Pride” event, according to reports.
The event was scheduled to run 10 p.m. Sunday to 6 a.m. Monday, WSB-TV reported.
WSB’s Kristen Holloway notes a fight occurred outside the club and gunfire erupted as people were leaving. A man allegedly began firing in the air and then shot into the crowd, wounding a number of people.
BREAKING: APD investigating a shooting in NW Atlanta. Witnesses told me a fight broke out outside of Marquette Lounge & a man start shooting in the air & then into the crowd. We’re working to confirm how many people were injured & arrested. Stay with @wsbtv for updates. pic.twitter.com/NLGuyK3ZCt
— Kristen Holloway (@KHollowayWSB) September 6, 2021
Five people were wounded in the incident, but none of the injuries were life-threatening, CBS 46 noted.
The event was called the Atlanta Black Pride Block Party Finale.
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