Bar shooting turns deadly in Waterbury: Connecticut police

Police were called to Lit Ultra Lounge on West Main Street just before 2 a.m. Saturday to a report of gunshots.

WATERBURY, Conn. — An overnight shooting at a Waterbury nightclub that left one dead and two injured is being investigated, police said.

Police were called to Lit Ultra Lounge on West Main Street just before 2 a.m. Saturday to a report of gunshots.

Officers found a man inside the bar with a gunshot wound. He was taken to a nearby hospital, where he later died. He has not been identified at this time.

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Police also learned that two other gunshot victims were taken to hospital before police arrived at the bar. These two victims, identified as a 35-year-old man from New Britain and a 32-year-old woman from Bridgeport, were treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

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The scene of the shooting remains a crime scene, police said. It’s unclear if Ultra will be open for business on Saturday.

What led to the shooting is unclear at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Waterbury Police at (203) 574-6941.

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In August, several homicides were committed at local Waterbury establishments, including the shooting death of a 32-year-old man outside Bertie’s West Indian restaurant on North Main Street, the shooting death of the owner of the Salsa Tropical Social Club and the owner of Mikey’s Jamaican Restaurant accused of shooting and killing a man in the establishment.

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