Community meeting called to discuss nightclub shooting 

The Fisherman’s Wharf Community Benefit District is inviting residents to a community meeting to discuss the recent shooting at a nearby nightclub over the weekend which killed one and injured four others.

Lawon Hall, 19, of Richmond was shot and killed early Sunday morning after a gunman opened fire on a crowd standing outside Suede nightclub, located on the 300 block of Bay Street. According to police, there was a verbal altercation inside the club before the shooting occurred at about 1:40 a.m.

The suspected gunman, who was described only as a black male in his 20s, was then shot and injured by a special patrol officer and later arrested. Police were looking for a possible second suspect in the shooting.

The district is hosting the meeting with the police department to allow residents to discuss the incident. Representatives from the San Francisco Police Department and the Entertainment Commission will be there. Community members will have the chance to ask questions and voice concerns.

The meeting will take place Tuesday, Feb. 9 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Center, located at 660 Lombard St.

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