5 people shot inside Fat Kat Lounge

1 dead, 4 hurt in shooting in Murray Hill nightclub

Author: Stacey Readout, Executive producer, The Morning Show, sreadout@wjxt.com
Published On: Feb 16 2014 06:50:49 AM EST   Updated On: Feb 16 2014 11:09:22 PM EST
Fat Cat shooting scene
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -

Five people were shot inside Fat Kat Lounge in Murray Hill early Sunday morning. One victim died and four others were taken to a hospital.

Patrol officers with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office were working off-duty outside the business on South Edgewood Avenue near Roosevelt Boulevard just before 4 a.m. when shots were reported inside.

Multiple units responded to secure the scene.  More than 200 people were inside the lounge at the time, according to police.

Four people shot, including the one who died, were taken to a hospital by private vehicle.  A fifth victim -- who has life-threatening injuries -- was transported by rescue personnel.

Their identities along with the identity of the person killed were not immediately released.

Edgewood at Plymouth Street was closed while police conducted their investigation.

JSO did not release any information on a possible suspect or suspects.

If you have information about this shooting, call police at 904-630-0500 or Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS.