Mpls. Club where 9 were Shot Unlikely to Reopen

Updated: 08/12/2014 6:20 AM
Created: 08/11/2014 5:34 PM
By: Kate Renner

While police investigate who shot up a club full of people at 400 Soundbar, injuring 9 people on Saturday morning, the owner the club agreed to keep his doors shut indefinitely.

Next, the club's owner has to decide if it's worth a fight with the city to keep it open following Saturday's violent episode.

On Monday afternoon, the owner met with the city's licensing manager and police officers to decide what's next for the troubled club.

A copy of the nightclub's license violations reveals in January of 2012, a shooting, assault and stabbing happened there. In March of 2013, there was another assault and stabbing.

The city of Minneapolis says it's become too violent to remain open, and will take steps to ensure it doesn't reopen.

"If he indicated that he wanted to retain his liquor license instead of withdraw it, we would probably take other action to take steps to remove that license through a revocation process," said Grant Wilson, license manager for the city of Minneapolis.

We called the club's owner to see if he will keep this bar closed but we haven't heard back from him.

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