Two men shot inside Jefferson City events venue

The Tiger's Den opened at 719 Jefferson Street in December of 2019.

Two men are shot inside an events venue in Jefferson City. 

Police were called to The Tiger’s Den on Jefferson Street Sunday morning just after five a.m.  The dispatcher reports the caller disconnected after requesting an ambulance. 

When officers arrived, they spotting 20 to 30 people gathered in front of the business.  But as officers approached, the crowd dispersed.  That’s when officers noticed the front glass door of the business was shattered and two gunshot victims were inside. 

Police report both victims, ages 22 and 27, were suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.  They were taken to a local hospital, then transferred to University Medical Center for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. 

Police say no one is in custody for the shooting, and it’s too early to determine a motive.