Man shot in west side strip club


INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Indianapolis Metropolitan Police are investigating a shooting early Wednesday in a west side strip club.

Shortly before 3 a.m. police were called to Club Venus in the 3500 block of West 16th Street on a report of a person shot. Police say the shooting took place inside the club.

A male victim was taken to Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital with a gunshot wound to his shoulder. He was reported to be in good condition.

Police are questioning several subjects as they investigate what lead up to the shooting. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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