The Detroit nightclub where rapper Yung Berg was attacked last month has been named as a plaintiff in two lawsuits related to violent incidents at the venue.
The most recent suit, a wrongful death suit, was filed against Plan B Nightclub, Inc. and two of its bouncers on August 15, just one week before Bergs notorious altercation.
According to reports, the lawsuit was filed by attorney Jerome Goldberg on behalf of 22-year-old Perry Deshawn Freeman, who was allegedly shot in the back by Alwalie Barber and/or Steven Ray Gatson in February of this year.
Court documents reveal that Barber and Gatson are accused of firing lethal hollow-point bullets at Freeman as he ran from them behind the downtown Detroit venue.
Following Freemans death, police documents claimed that he had fired the first shot after being asked to leave the venue for dancing on a table.
However, police records showed no evidence linking the gun Freeman allegedly possessed to the victim, nor did they show any proof that he had fired a gun.
Neither bouncer has been prosecuted to date.
Goldberg is seeking monetary damages in Freemans death as well as a jury trial.
An earlier lawsuit filed against Plan B Nightclub seeks compensation in the amount of $15 million in the attack of plaintiff Victor Smith, who was allegedly beaten by members of the clubs security staff in April.
In the action filed by Smiths attorney Thomas Randolph, several of his friends corroborated his account of the beating, which left him physically and mentally affected.
According to Smiths friends, the victim was taken into a private room by the bouncers, after he complained that a female patron had spit on him.
They went on to say that they were restrained by other bouncers guarding the door, but could hear sounds of a struggle in the room.
They later found Smith unconscious and injured outside the club.
The Smith lawsuit goes on to ask that the corporate veil of secrecy on Plan B be explored, as the club does not seem to have a state or city liquor license or permit.
Reports have named Detroit rapper Trick Trick, who has featured the club in his videos, as one of the nightclubs owners.