Three women were shot inside a strip club in Brampton, Ontario, where a party was taking place Wednesday.
Two women suffered life-threatening injuries after they were shot in their chest and the third woman suffered injury in her arm.
Fires were shot at around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday inside "The Office Gentleman's Club" located at 26 Melanie Dr, Bramton, which was packed by a huge crowd for an event called "Twerk It Tuesdays," an event of "booty shaking" and rap performances. The club was opened last December.
Police have not been able to determine what sparked the shooting or who were behind it. The Star has reported that police were after a man wearing a grey shirt who was seen leaving the club and they were also searching a black Range Rover SUV which left the scene after the incident.
The Peel police say that the three women wounded in the shootout were not strippers but patrons of the establishment, The Canadian Press has reported. The identities of the three women had not been released.
The investigators were trying to find out the suspects or motives through accounts from some of the 200 people who were present for the event that abruptly came to an end after the early morning shooting left frenzied partygoers running for safety.
"Investigators are obviously taking their time because you're going to get conflicting stories," Const. George Tudos told The Canadian Press.
Investigators believe that a single shooter was behind the event although there were possibilities that another suspect was involved.
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