3 people injured in shooting outside Baton Rouge nightclub

3 people injured in shooting outside Baton Rouge nightclub

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Baton Rouge Police are investigating an early morning shooting at a nightclub that left three people injured.

Police received a call just before 2 a.m. about a shooting in the parking lot of Club Bella Noche on Plank Road.

When officers arrived, they found three people suffering from gunshot wounds. All three were transported to a nearby hospital where they were treated for non life-threatening injuries.

According to witnesses, an unknown man opened fire on a group who was out celebrating a wedding from earlier in the day just as they were leaving the club. Police say that one of the members of the wedding party returned fire at the shooter.

Police say the man who returned fire, who is identified as Ikey Washington, was arrested and charged with felony firearm possession.

If anyone has any information about the shooting, they are asked to call the Baton Rouge Police Department's Violent Crimes Unit at 225-389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867.

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