Gunfire erupted inside a small night club early Saturday morning at 103 E. Second Street in Altheimer, leaving two partygoers injured, the Jefferson County Sheriff's office said in a news release issued late Monday evening.
“At this point it's unclear exactly what instigated the shooting, as both victims refused to cooperate,” said Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Operations Commander Major Lafayette Woods Jr.
“Club Ricky Mack's, formerly the Brown Sugar Club, has a history of gun violence to include a deadly shooting that occurred inside the club in 2005.”
The victims in this shooting have been identified as 29-year-old Adrian Boykin and 41-year-old Chevion Logan. The two were transported by car to the Jefferson Regional Medical Center, where they received medical treatment for non-life threatening gunshot wounds and were released.
On Sept. 10, 2005, Terrance White, 23, was found shot to death inside the club. White's homicide remains unsolved due to lack of cooperation from witnesses, Woods said.
“Witness, as well as victim cooperation, plays a crucial part in solving crimes and bringing offenders to justice,” Woods said. “The successful conclusion of each stage in criminal proceedings often depends on the cooperation of witnesses. Without that cooperation, it makes the job of those tasked with investigating crimes all more difficult.”
Investigators have developed a person of interest in Saturday's shooting, and the investigation is ongoing.
Anyone who has additional information about this investigation is asked to contact JCSO's Criminal Investigation Division at (870) 541-5496 from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday or 24/7 at (870) 541-5300. Information can also be provided via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, Facebook https://www.facebook.com/jcso1830, and Twitter @JeffCtySO. Caller's anonymity is guaranteed.