Clubber died from gun shot wound

A CLUBBER who died after being injured at an Ipswich night club died of a gun shot wound - not a stab wound as first thought.Jimoh Plunkett, of south London, was found lying on the ground outside Zest in Princes Street at about 2.15am on Saturday.

A CLUBBER who died after being injured at an Ipswich night club died of a gun shot wound - not a stab wound as first thought.

Jimoh Plunkett, of south London, was found lying on the ground outside Zest in Princes Street at about 2.15am on Saturday.

He died a few hours later in Ipswich Hospital.

Police had first thought the 24-year-old had suffered a single stab wound to the chest but today they revealed he was shot.


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Three other men were also shot inside Zest on the same night. One suffered injuries to his shoulder, backside and leg, another suffered a leg injury while the third suffered a gun shot wound to the hand.

A fourth man suffered minor stab wounds in the attacks.

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All the injured men are believed to be from London.

The outbreak of violence prompted police to shut the club and dozens of clubbers were interviewed about what they saw.

A handgun hidden in a bag was found in a car park at the rear of the club.

A large area of the town centre was cordoned off throughout the weekend as officers conducted finger-tip searches in their hunt for clues.

Suffolk Police has today revealed it has applied for a closure order for the club.

Officers investigating the killing and the other shootings have appealed for anyone inside Zest at the time of the attacks to call them on 01473 613500.

Were you inside Zest when the shootings happened? Did you see the injured men? Call The Evening Star newsdesk on 01473 324788 or e-mail starnews@eveningstar.co.uk.

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