Gunfire broke out at a Hollywood club early today, critically injuring a man in his 20s, police said.
It happened about 1 a.m. inside My Studio, 6623 Hollywood Blvd., an LAPD sergeant told the Weekly:
Hollywood 311, which first reported the shooting, said police went after a car possibly involved in the violence but later determined it wasn't connected.
In fact no suspects were in custody, police told us.
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The venue was hosting an ongoing party called Secret Sundayz, billed as a hip-hop strip club night, when gunfire erupted. Rapper Lil Scrappy was touted as a headliner for the evening.
SBE, controlled by City Hall-connected nightlife entrepreneur Sam Nazarian, owns the club. It'll be interesting to see if it had the permits to allow for erotic dancing.
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Promoters of the night attempted to downplay the violence:
Lol nice try! Fireworks. So we got set up. Fireworks in the club. No shell casings nobody hit. #secretsundayz
— SecretSundayz™ (@SecretSundayz) April 29, 2013
The victim, unidentified, was stabilized in a hospital, police said. It was unclear what sparked the attack.