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Four Shot At Kansas City Nightclub With History of Violence

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Sam Zeff
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KCUR 89.3
Four people were shot early Sunday morning at the 9ine Ultra Lounge, the scene of a mass shooting in January.

9ine Ultra Lounge made headlines earlier this year when two people were shot and killed and 15 others injured outside the nightclub near U.S. 40 and Noland Road.

Four people were shot early Sunday morning at the 9ine Ultra Lounge at 4800 Noland Road in Kansas City, Missouri.

The club made headlines in January when two people were shot and killed and 15 others injured there the night of the Kansas City Chiefs' victory in the AFC Championship Game.

According to an email sent Sunday by Kansas City Police Department spokesman Sgt. Jake Becchina, the incident was reported around 2:30 a.m. When officers arrived on the scene, they found one man in his 40s with multiple gunshot wounds to his legs. He was transported to the hospital.

Three other victims also arrived at area hospitals with gunshot wounds from the 9ine Ultra Lounge.

After a preliminary investigation on Sunday, Becchina said the shooting likely “stemmed from an argument inside the club, and then spilled out into the parking lot where multiple shooters fired rounds at multiple victims. It appears there were dozens of rounds fired in total by the shooters.”

As of the latest update on Sunday afternoon, all victims, three men and one woman, ranging in age from 20s to 40s, were listed in critical but stable condition.

The investigation is still ongoing.

Earlier this year, Kansas City, Missouri's regulated industries division placed 9ine Ultra Lounge on probation.

And, on August 21, the city sent a “Notice of Recommendation of Revocation” to owner Alphonso Hodge. This includes a request for a hearing to revoke the liquor license for failure to meet probationary guidelines.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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