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6 shot near Clarksville club

A shooting near a Clarksville nightclub left six people injured, one seriously, on Saturday, July 16.

The shooting took place in a parking lot in the area of the El Punto nightclub as the victims were leaving the club. Police responded to the shooting at 1:58 a.m. at the 1300 block of College Street and emergency services transported the injured to Tennova Healthcare and Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

One of the victims has serious injuries and is being treated at Vanderbilt Medical Center. The other victims have non-life-threatening injuries.

Police believe the shooting was targeted and the Clarksville community should not feel threatened, according to a press release published by the police department.

The suspect or suspects are still unknown but police are investigating two vehicles which left the club at the time of the shooting.

The crime is an ongoing investigation and police request any person with information about the shooting to contact Detective Eric Ewing at 931-648-0656, ext. 5447 or Detective Daniel Wimmer at 931-648-0656, ext. 5527.

This is an ongoing story and will be updated accordingly.

About Will Fisher

Will Fisher is a sophomore English and History double major at Austin Peay. He has previously written for The All State as a news writer and now serves as the News Editor of The All State. In addition to his work at The All State, Will serves as an officer in his fraternity, Kappa Alpha Order, and as an Alternative Break Trip Leader, Big Brother, IFC Delegate, PELP student and student worker.

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