EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (KMOX) – Weekend shootings near two liquor-selling establishments in East St. Louis have city mayor Alvin Parks taking action.
“We have suspended the licenses of the two affected businesses until we can have a hearing. Pending the outcome of the hearing, we may have to take further disciplinary action, which could include revocation of business licenses, meaning a club could be closed permanently,” Parks said.
Additionally, the city of East St. Louis has suspended all non-casino liquor sales after 1am, until further notice. Parks explained why, “This is to make sure we have no more possibly innocent people hurt because somebody’s looking for someone at a club, gas station, or some other late night kind of establishment.”
Parks says Club 103 is a brand new club that received its liquor license earlier this year. However, he says there have been problems at Club Flava.
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