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The Little Rock mayor vowed to shut down the club where a mass shooting took place


Updated July 01, 2017 07:44 PM EDT

Little Rock mayor Mark Stodola vowed to shut down Power Ultra Lounge following a mass shooting incident on Saturday.

"We will be shutting [Power Ultra Lounge] down, absolutely," Stodola said. "This activity downtown is going to cease."

It turns out that the club violated multiple property directives, including Power Ultra Lounge's zoning as a restaraunt and not as a special events center. In addition, the Alcoholic Beverage Control suspended the mix drink permit, effective Saturday.

The club has a history of violations. Since 2014, the club has been cited for 14 violations. Action was taken against them seven times since 2012.

The mayor added that the property manager of Power Ultra Lounge is expected to issue an eviction notice to the business operators.

Updated July 01, 2017 04:26 PM EDT

Little Rock city leaders held a press conference to release additional details regarding the mass shooting that occurred early Saturday moring at Power Ultra Lounge.

Police said the 25 victims were injured by gunfire, while three others suffered from unrelated injuries.

Updated July 01, 2017 12:04 PM EDT

The Associated Press reports the number of people shot at a nightclub in Little Rock, Arkansas has increased to 25.

A candlelight prayer vigil will be held Saturday night in support of the victims, according to affiliate KATV.

Little Rock Police say they are investigating a shooting at an Arkansas nightclub that left at least 17 people injured.

Little Rock police chief Kenton Buckner told KTHV that the shooting early Saturday morning at the Power Lounge appears to have happened following "some sort of dispute broke out between people inside."

Police say via Twitter that all 17 victims, some of whom suffered injuries, while fleeing, are alive and one victim who was previously listed in critical condition is now stable

Police say they do not "believe this incident was an active shooter or terror related incident," but rather it appeared to have been a dispute at a concert, according to affiliate KATV.

Cell phone video captured by Darryl Rankin shows the moment shots were fired inside of the Power Ultra Lounge.

No further information was immediately available.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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