Three people shot at Biloxi nightclub

Three people shot at Biloxi nightclub

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - A Gautier man is now behind bars after a nightclub shooting in Biloxi left three people injured overnight Friday.

It happened shortly after midnight at the Horseshoe Lounge on Veterans Boulevard, a gentleman's club located just off Highway 90 behind Big Play Family Fun Center.

Police say an altercation began inside the club. Police say the suspect, Wanya Scott, then went out to a vehicle in the club's parking lot and retrieved a firearm. He then reportedly fired numerous shots at the building, where multiple people were standing.

An armed security guard returned fire.The security guard and two other individuals - all employees at the club -  sustained minor injuries which are believed to be from bullets or shrapnel. A woman who works at the club is among those who were injured.

Scott then fled the scene in a vehicle. He was later located at an apartment complex not far from the club. He is now charged with three counts of aggravated assault and is being held in Harrison County Jail on a $300,000 bond - $100,000 for each count.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact Biloxi Police Department at 228-392-0641.

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