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

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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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