Atlanta Journal Constituion reports that Atlanta police officer Lisa Bender said two people got "rowdy" and climbed onto the stage in between sets, and that "another patron took issue and an argument ensued".
Investigators said a lone man approached two others and fired his gun, appearing to target them. Police quickly responded to calls about a shooting at the venue. The gunman drew a pistol and shot the guys who had climbed on to the stage.
Police found one of the victims dead at the scene from a gunshot wound to the chest. The second victim was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital of upper and lower torso wounds. At last check they were in stable condition. Authorities are also asking for witnesses to come forward with any information that they might have concerning the perpetrator. "I'm in shock and at a loss of words for the senseless violence".
This incident at the Stizz show is just the latest in what feels like a barrage of violent outburst across several American states.
Walmart will open Thanksgiving, offer early discounts
Deals analysts at Black Friday Dealer are comparing and recording the best iPhone 7 Plus Black Friday deals . The retail giant plans to be open and offer its Black Friday deals on Thanksgiving Day.
Bill Gates Commits $100 Million for Alzheimer's Fund and Startups
This would make it easier for researchers to look for patterns and identify new pathways for treatment, he said. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative in 2016.
Joe Biden: 'I'm Not Closing The Door' on 2020 Run
Biden is launching a month-long tour to promote the book's publication. "And I'd much prefer to be helping someone turn it around than being the guy trying to turn it around".
"Before I hit the stage in Atlanta tonight, there was a shooting in the crowd, two people died and two others were injured", he wrote on Twitter.
The Atlanta Police Department homicide squad's investigation into the shooting is ongoing.
Success! An email has been sent with a link to confirm list signup.
Daily sports headlines from across Gwinnett County, including high school, professional and college news.