One dead, three injured in Lakewood nightclub shooting

LAKEWOOD, Wash. (AP) — One person is dead and three others are injured after an early morning shooting at a nightclub in Lakewood.

Police responded to the scene at New World VIP Lounge after the 1:25 a.m. Sunday shooting. They helped three victims with gunshot wounds and took them to a hospital, where one died of his injuries. Friends took a fourth victim to the hospital.

All surviving victims are expected to recover from their injuries.

Lakewood police say they don’t know what happened before the shooting or who the suspects are. Police say there appear to have been three shooters and about 20 shots were fired. Shots may have come from inside the club and outside the building.

Surveillance footage from a nearby business showed three shooters running from the scene.