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Two men shot at Deer Park gentlemen's club, police say

Illusions Gentleman's Club in Deer Park is shown

Illusions Gentleman's Club in Deer Park is shown in October 2012. Credit: Google maps

Police are investigating the shooting of two men early Saturday at a Deer Park gentlemen's club.

Andre Thompson, 26, and Jaleek Battle, 27, both of Brentwood, were both grazed by bullets at about 3:25 a.m. at Illusions Gentlemen's Club on Saxwood Street, Suffolk County police said.

Thompson was struck in the neck, while Battle was hit in his upper leg, police said.

They took themselves to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore with non-life threatening injuries, police said.

Investigators havenat yet established the motive.

The parking lot of the gentlemenas club was the scene of a fatal shooting last year.

Victor Calderon of Wyandanch killed his friend when he fired a gun into a group of men fighting in the clubas parking lot on Sept. 27, authorities have said.

Calderon, 21 at the time of his arrest in December, has pleaded not guilty to murder in the death of Ryan Aguilar, 20. Calderon remains held without bail and is due to return to court June 2, according to online court records.

Anyone with information is asked to call the First Squad at 631-854-8152 or anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

 

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