2 men killed in shootout at Birmingham lounge

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Authorities have released the names of two men killed in a shootout at the GM lounge.

News outlets report that the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office identified the victims in the Friday shooting as 29-year-old LaQuintin Deon Wright and 33-year-old JaGorren Jimmie Kelly.

Investigators learned that a large crowd was exiting the club when multiple shooters began to fire at each other. Birmingham police responded and found Wright lying in the middle of a roadway with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Officer Rod Mauldin says police learned Kelly was struck and taken to a hospital in a private vehicle. He later died in surgery. Sgt. Johnny Williams said that no additional injuries were reported.

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