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Jackson club owner robbed and shot

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The shooting occurred around 8 p.m. at the Old Crystal Lounge, located at 2815 Lynch Street in Jackson. The shooting occurred around 8 p.m. at the Old Crystal Lounge, located at 2815 Lynch Street in Jackson.
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A Jackson nightclub owner is recovering after being shot and robbed Monday night, and police continue their search for the gunman. 

Officer Green with Jackson Police Department says the shooting occurred around 8 p.m. at the Old Crystal Lounge, located at 2815 Lynch Street in Jackson.

According to police, a man walked into the club with a gun and demanded the 61-year-old owner  to get on the floor. The armed man then took the victim's wallet and shot him in the left thigh.

The owner, whose name is not being released, was taken to the hospital, but officials say he is expected to be okay.

The armed robber fled the scene and police are asking for any information that may lead them to an arrest. If you have any information, call Jackson police at 601-960-1234.

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