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UPDATE: Heat Nightclub Owner Speaks Out
HUBER HEIGHTS -- The owner of the troubled bar, Heat Nightclub, speaks out for the first time.
Jessica Kennedy defends her business, telling council and the community she has a right to be here. The community is fighting, however, to have this bar shut down for good.
"We're not going to put up with this kind of stuff," Huber Heights Mayor Rob Fisher said to the crowd in council chambers.
Fisher is fed up.
"We're all very, very dismayed at the fact that the liquor board overturned us with the fact that the club down there, and it's a shame that it cost two young men their lives," Fisher said.
"I am very sorry that this tragedy has happened," said Jessica Kennedy to city council.
Monday night, Kennedy addressed council members and the frightened community, defending her right to own a business in the city.
"I have no liquor violations," said Kennedy. "I've broken no laws ever."
But the city is concerned about the safety of the community.
"The Heat Nightclub brings nothing but trouble," said Veronica Sexton to city council members.
Sexton wants the club out of her neighborhood.
She's concerned for her safety because police have been called out to the club 637 times in the two years it's been open.
"Two people died, families lost their loved ones, I mean I live close, it's scary," said Sexton.
The city is expected to file a temporary injunction on Heat Nightclub, in hopes to eventually shut it down permanently.
But the bar's owner refuses to let that happen.
"I'm just gonna keep operating my business," said Kennedy. "This would have happened anywhere; unfortunately, this was just basically beef on the streets."
City leaders plan to have a hearing in front of a county judge on Tuesday for the temporary injunction.
They are hoping it will be granted, which will shut down Heat Nightclub for eight to 10 days. From there, the community hopes to find a way to permanently shut it down.
Dozens Expected to Show Up to Huber Heights Council Meeting to Talk About Heat Nightclub
HUBER HEIGHTS -- Dozens of people are expected to show up at the Huber Heights City Council meeting, to ask council to shut down the bar for good.
The shooting over the weekend, has angered and shaken this community, and we're hearing the frantic 911 calls to police for the first time.
"We've got a 99 at the Heat Nightclub," said a dispatcher.
That's the call Huber Heights Police heard as they rushed to the Heat Nightclub after numerous 911 calls.
"I heard several gunshots at that Heat Nightclub, and they're screaming and running out," said a caller to dispatchers.
Shots rang out after police say a fight started in the club, and spilled into the parking lot.
"Is somebody shot?" said the dispatcher, "Yes my brother," said a caller, "You're brother?" said the dispatcher, "Yes, (cries)."
"We're gonna need multiple medics, there are multiple people shot," said an officer to dispatchers.
Three people were shot, one died at the scene.
Another, Keenan Hall was critically wounded and later died at the hospital.
"They shooting, they fighting, there's no security, just please get someone here fast," said a caller to dispatchers.
Police still have no suspects, and no arrests have been made.
ABC 22 and Fox 45 will be inside council chambers for the meeting. Keep it here and we will continue to update you.
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