One dead, four wounded in Connecticut club shooting

Updated: Feb 17, 2020, 21:11 IST | Agencies | Hartford

Cicero confirmed the shooting took place inside the Majestic Lounge on Franklin Avenue

Police officials cordon off the crime scene at the Majestic Lounge, in Hartford, Connecticut on Sunday. Pic /AFP
Police officials cordon off the crime scene at the Majestic Lounge, in Hartford, Connecticut on Sunday. Pic /AFP

Hartford: Multiple people were shot at a Connecticut nightclub, leaving one person dead, police said on Sunday. Preliminary information indicated four others were wounded, Hartford police Lt. Paul Cicero told The Associated Press. In a tweet posted around 3 am, police described the location as a nightclub in Hartford's South End.

Cicero confirmed the shooting took place inside the Majestic Lounge on Franklin Avenue. A phone call to the number listed on Majestic Lounge's Facebook pages was not answered. Further details, including information about the shooter and the condition of those wounded, weren't immediately available.

Just before 4.30 am, Cicero said police were still in the early stages of investigating and there were 'a lot of moving parts.' There wasn't much more information available by 5.45 am, and he said police would likely be at the scene for hours

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