Murdered clubber was Londoner

A CLUBBER stabbed to death while on a night out in Ipswich was a 24-year-old man from London, police today revealed.

A CLUBBER stabbed to death while on a night out in Ipswich was a 24-year-old man from London, police today revealed.

A murder inquiry and a massive manhunt are under way after the man's death in the early hours of this morning.

The killing is at the centre of an investigation into two stabbings and a triple shooting at Zest nightclub in Princes Street in a horrific outbreak of violence in Ipswich.

The 24-year-old was found lying outside the club at about 2.15am. He died from his injuries in Ipswich Hospital.


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A post mortem is due to be carried out tomorrow.

Three men are still in hospital today after they were shot inside the club.

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An 18-year-old who was shot in the leg and a 19-year-old who was shot in the arm are being treated in Colchester General Hospital. Suffolk Police today said they were being kept sedated, as was a 25-year-old man in Ipswich Hospital who also suffered gun shot wounds.

None of those injuries are said to be life threatening.

A fourth man was also stabbed but suffered only minor injuries.

Police today said they did not yet know how many shots had been fired inside the club.

Once the scale of the violence emerged officers sealed the club, keeping dozens of clubbers inside until they could be interviewed.

For full story see Monday's Evening Star.

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

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