Shooting at Phoenix Latin Club Mi Ranchito This Morning Leaves One Dead, One Injured

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Mi Ranchito dance club in Phoenix
Gunfire erupted early this morning inside a Latin-oriented dance club in Central Phoenix, resulting in the death of an employee and the injury of another individual.

According to Phoenix Police Department officials, a patron at Mi Ranchito near 32nd Street and Oak was causing problems after last call and opened fire at approximately 2 a.m. after being confronted by the club's bouncer near the front door of the establishment.

The employee, whose identity hasn't been released, was hit in the chest and stomach and later died after being rushed to an area hospital. A second unidentified person also was injured in the shooting and there reportedly were about 20 people in the bar at the time of the incident.

The suspect left the scene on foot and is currently being sought by Phoenix police. A description hasn't been released as of this writing.

Anyone with information regarding the suspect or who may have seen him flee the bar is asked to call Silent Witness at 480-948-6377.


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Mi Ranchito Dancing Bar

2401 N. 32nd St., Phoenix, AZ

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11 comments
Brian Mear
Brian Mear

Who cares about some barflys shooting at each other?

Endymion Aleksandr StCyr
Endymion Aleksandr StCyr

The way Arizonans worship guns, shoot female politicians at Sara Palin's comamd and the way I'd hear so many of them get upset when not permitted to take their weapons into various barrooms or fast food joints, i can't imagine how a shooting could be news.

Jimmy Green
Jimmy Green

Yeah. Jimmie. Guns are NOT allowed in these places. That in itself IS a felony..

Jimmie Gregory
Jimmie Gregory

You allow guns in these places! What else you expect!!! Drunk people with guns in these places kill!

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

just a guess, but, maybe anybody around them? or do you think drinking makes you a better shot? it takes a special kind of stupid to not care about human life. (since you dont seem that bright, i am hinting that towards you)

logicman
logicman

did you get dropped on your head when you were a kid?

valleynative
valleynative topcommenter

The people involved weren't allowed to carry, period, let alone in bars.

You have to have a concealed carry permit to carry into a bar, and you can't drink if you do.


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