Nightclub suspends liquor license after shooting

STAMFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– The owners of Tino’s Nightclub in Stamford where that violent shooting occurred on Sunday says they will voluntarily suspend their liquor license effective Wednesday.

Mayor David Martin met with officials from the Stamford Police Department, Downtown Special Services District, and property owners and restaurateurs in the Columbus Park area of Downtown Stamford on Monday. They discussed the shooting incident as well as the city’s response.

LINK: Video: Man shoots 5 outside Stamford nightclub

“This was a senseless, violent act that has no place in Stamford or anywhere. I applaud our Police Department for their swift response to what was an isolated event,” said  Mayor Martin. “The safety of our community is always our top concern and over the coming weeks we will be increasing our police presence in the area to provide additional security.”

The owners also removed their sign at 84 Park Street in an effort to show their commitment to public safety and downtown.

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