Man shot to death in Springfield club identified

911 callers report hearing multiple shots fired inside B’s Corner Private Club on North Burnett Road.

Credit: Bill Lackey

Credit: Bill Lackey

One man was killed and another was seriously injured in a shooting early Thursday at a club on the city’s northeast side.

Police were dispatched around 12:47 a.m. Thursday to B’s Corner Private Club and Lounge, 1128 N. Burnett Road, where both men had been shot several times, according to the police report.

Kyle Harris, 32, was identified as the person shot and killed, according to the Clark County Coroner’s Office.

The other man was first taken to Springfield Regional Medical Center by private vehicle then later taken by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital for his injures, the police report stated.

Springfield Police Division investigators are seeking one or more suspects in the deadly shooting.

Dispatchers received about eight 911 calls in the incident, including from three people who said they were at the club. Callers said they heard between five and 12 gunshots, and people yelling and fighting.

“We need an ambulance here at B’s Corner... He’s not breathing, he’s shot,” the caller said.

A separate caller said they were on the way to the hospital with one of the victims.

“We’re on our way to Springfield Regional right now, (He) just got shot at B’s Corner... He got shot in his back, but he’s talking to us,” the caller said.

A caller who lives close to the club said they could hear cars squealing away, people screaming and two different guns as if “somebody shot three times and somebody shot back twice.”

A separate caller said they “heard a bunch of gunshots like somebody was exchanging gunfire.”

Other details surrounding the incident, such as how many shots were fired and what might have prompted the shooting, are part of the ongoing homicide investigation, officials said.

B’s Corner has had 16 police calls to its club in a little over four months since March 1, including those involving loud noise, fights and assaults, property and vehicles stolen, vandalism and disorderly, according to Springfield police records.

Springfield has had five homicides in 2023, according to city officials.

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