Update: Chattanooga Beer Board issues violation to club where Feb. shooting occurred

Chattanooga Police say a large fight in the parking lot of the Celebrities club on Brainerd Road ended with two men getting shot. (Image: WTVC)

UPDATE (Thursday, March 21):

The city says a Chattanooga club did not have the correct permit to hold a party, where two men were later shot in the parking lot.

According to the beer board, Celebrities Entertainment Complex, did not have a "special gathering" permit on February 10th. This is the club's second violation.

Vice Chairman of the board, Dan Mayfield, said the club's manager is jeopardizing his business and people's safety by not having the right permits.

"You can't just open it up and say we're having a party like this gentleman did and all of a sudden, hundreds of people show up," Mayfield said after Thursday's board meeting.

"It's dangerous. In this case here, two people were shot and it's a miracle no one was killed."

If the club receives a third violation, the manager, who goes by the name Fresh,will not be able to get a special gathering permit for one year.

PREVIOUSLY:

Chattanooga Police tell NewsChannel 9 that Celebrities Entertainment has a business license, but lacks a beer permit.

A spokeswoman says the Chattanooga Beer Board is investigating violations of the Special Gathering permit.

Depend on us to keep you posted.

PREVIOUSLY:

Chattanooga Police say a large fight in the parking lot of the Celebrities club on Brainerd Road ended with two men getting shot.

Police say it happened just before 2:00 A.M. Sunday morning.

A release from CPD claims a victim with life-threatening injuries showed up a hospital in a personal vehicle.

A second victim was found when police arrived on scene.

He was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

CPD asks anyone with information to call 423-698-2525. You can remain anonymous.

The sign outside says the establishment says Club Millennium. However, city permits say the business is now called Celebrities Entertainment Complex, and is run by a man named "Fresh."

The owner of the complex tells us the business was leased as a pool hall. Police are investigating.

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