A man was recovering at the hopital Friday morning as police searched for three men who opened fire inside a crowded Midtown Atlanta nightclub.Damn shame...
An estimated 400 to 500 people were inside club Opera at Crescent Avenue and 13h Street -- with as many waiting outside to get in -- shortly after 9 p.m. Thursday when the incident happened.
Atlanta police said a man was shot in the side and taken to Grady Memorial Hospital, where he was in fair condition Friday morning. He was identified as Carl Edwards Green II, 29.
No arrests had been made late Thursday night. Police spokesman Ron Campbell said police were looking for three men who left in a black Hummer -- one reported to be a rapper [JT Money].
When the shooting happened, R&B singer Trey Songz was on the stage as part of a show hosted by Atlanta radio station Hot 107.9. The party was invitation only, billed as a ladies' night.
People immediately began running out of the club.
By 10 p.m. the club was empty and the Hot 107.9 radio banners that had hung outside were taken down. [SOURCE]