Alexandria bar shooting injures three

The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a Morgan Street bar shooting that left three people injured Sunday morning, according to the Alexandria Police.

The shooting occurred about 2:41 a.m. at Club Platinum, 5303 Morgan St. The victims have been identified as Carmela Peterson, 25; Earnest Sherman, 29, 20 Gordon St.; and Lovan Sherman, 28, 26 Gordon St. Peterson’s address is not listed on the police report.

According to the police report, the following allegedly occurred:

Police received information that shots had been fired at the bar and that someone, who had been shot, was driven to Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital.

The bar’s owner told police that she called police after hearing a loud bang. A bartender reported hearing three to four gunshots “ring out on the dance floor and people began ducking and running out of the club.”

Witnesses reported to police that they saw security personnel remove several people from the club. After security came back inside, the possible suspects got back into the club and a fight began two women began resulting in two shots being fired hitting the Sherman and Peterson, who was shot in the back. Earnest Sherman was shot in the left leg and Lovan was shot in the arm.