In a mass shooting that took place on Sunday morning, a gunman opened fire on people inside the Mansion nightclub in Mount Vernon, killing two and injuring four.
Police said O’Neal Bandoo, the club’s owner, was killed during the attack. The name of the second person who died in the shooting was not revealed.
The victims were found in the lobby and on the street outside the club, a sign that the shooter had chased them.
The suspect managed to flee the scene, police said, describing him as a Bronx resident with a pending attempted murder case.
According to eyewitnesses, around 200 people were inside the club when the shooting broke out.