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Two injured in Richmond shooting

RICHMOND — Police were searching Monday for suspects and a motive behind a nightclub shooting in which two Lexington men were injured.

Richmond police responded to a call of a disturbance about 1 a.m. Sunday at Planet X nightclub at 122 East Main Street but did not locate a problem, police spokesman Willard Reardon said.

A few minutes later, multiple gunshots were fired as patrons began leaving the club, Reardon said. Two unidentified people — an 18-year-old male and a 19-year-old male, both from Lexington — were shot and taken to Pattie A. Clay Hospital. One man was shot in the leg and the other was shot in the buttocks. Their injuries were not considered life-threatening, police said. They were then taken to University of Kentucky Hospital.

Witnesses told police the shots were fired from a vehicle that left the scene.

Police do not know whether a fight started inside the club or on the street, Reardon said.

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