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US nightclub shooting: 17 injured after man opens fire over dispute in Arkansas bar

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Little Rock, July 1: At least 17 people have been left injured after a gunman opened fire at a nightclub in Little Rock, Arkansas.

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Shooting broke out inside the club at around 2.30am

Gunfire broke out in the early hours of the morning at the Power Lounge in Little Rock.

Little Rock police chief Kenton Buckner told KTHV that the shooting appears to have happened after ‘some sort of dispute broke out between people inside’.

little rock bar gunman fire

Panic broke out as shots were fired and several people were injured in a stampede.

Police said that all 17 victims are alive and stable.

Some of the injured suffered from gunshot wounds, others were hurt while fleeing. No deaths have been reported.

Police are continuing to investigate but say they do not “believe this incident was an active shooter or terror related incident”.

No further information was immediately available.

An unverified video of the nightclub moments before the shootout is doing rounds on Twitter. Source: @joshdcaplan

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