A fatal shooting inside of a Buffalo night club left a 21-year--old dead and two other people injured. The deadly incident happened around 2:30 am on Sunday, February 12, 2023, at Club Marcella. The night club is located at 106 Michigan Avenue in Buffalo.

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Buffalo Police officers from the Central District were called to the club just after 2:30 am. Three people were shot inside the club during an argument, according to WIVB. A 21-year-old man from Buffalo died at the scene. Two other victims were taken to local hospitals and are both listed in stable condition. Police are asking anyone with information to call or text the Confidential TIPCALL Line at (716) 847-2255.

Fillmore District Councilman Mitch Nowakoski released a statement about the shooting, which happened in his district,

I am deeply saddened by the tragic act of violence that took place at Club Marcella early Sunday morning resulting in the loss of life. I will continue to work with our local authorities, city officials and community stakeholders to ensure safety in the cobblestone district. Violence has no place in our community and I continue to remain in constant and open communication with Buffalo Police and the owners of Marcella’s as the investigation proceeds.

This is the second shooting at the club in as many weeks. A 36-year-old security guard was shot around 3 am on Sunday, January 29. He survived the shooting.

Credit: WGRZ Channel 2

Club Marcella, formerly a gay club, was previously located in Buffalo's Theatre District but moved due to noise concerns.

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