Police ID man killed on Richmond dance floor

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RICHMOND, Va. -- Police have identified the man killed in a shooting inside a South Richmond dance club early Monday morning. Jerquell Cheatham, 21, of Richmond, has been identified as the victim in the Illusions Night Club shooting just after 1 a.m. Monday.

Cheatham was shot and killed on the club's dance floor, according to Richmond Police.

The shooting was the result of a disagreement and the department has received numerous tips on the shootings.

Richmond Police detectives have received numerous tips about the shooting, which was the result of a disagreement between Cheatham and someone else, Richmond Police Chief Alfred Durham  said.

"We have already identified a suspect," Durham said. "The detectives are going to the Commonwealth’s Attorney to seek out a warrant for that individual’s arrest."

Illusions Night Club shooting

Illusions Night Club shooting

Monday morning incident

During the incident one other person inside the club was also shot. That man was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

A third victim, a woman, was hit by a car as she and the others inside the nightclub fled for their safety. She also suffered a non-life threatening injury.

There were several off-duty Richmond Police officers at the club at the time of the shooting.

"We have four off-duty officers who work this club. It was crowded, about 150 to 200 people inside," said Richmond Police Spokesman Gene Lepley. "When they heard reports shots had been fired inside, the officers went inside the night club and discovered the body."

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