Man Shot And Killed At Def Jam Listening Party

On Thursday, October 17, a man was shot and killed

in a popular Latin music and dance club co-owned by Jennifer Lopez, Jimmy Smits

and Paul Rodriguez.

The Conga Room was reportedly having a Def Jam

listening party for LL Cool J when there was a physical altercation

between two men at approximately 11:45pm inside The Conga Room, in Los Angeles'

Miracle Mile district. Police say there were about 200 to 300 people in the

club when the gunman shot the victim on the second floor. The gunman fled the


Police have no description of the gunman and

did not recover the weapon, believed to be a semi-automatic pistol. The victim,

reported to be a black male about 25 years old, died at the scene.

Police are also investigating reports that about

ten gunshots were fired in a parking lot outside the club, with three automobiles

struck by bullets.