HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - The owners of Remington's Hunt Club in Hattiesburg have filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy.
The bankruptcy petition was filed March 15 in a U.S. bankruptcy court in Aberdeen, MS. It was filed by attorneys for William D. Norris of Starkville, the owner of Entertainment Properties LLC, Bulldog Lanes LLC and Champion Lanes LLC, and Hattiesburg Liquid Entertainment LLC.
Among the properties is Remington's Hunt Club in Hattiesburg which remains closed as a result of a temporary restraining order.
The club has been the scene at of at least four shootings since November. Chancery Judge Johnny Williams was scheduled to hold a hearing March 28 to decide whether the club should be permanently shut down, but officials say because of the bankruptcy filing the hearing will be canceled.
Martez Smith, a former student at The University of Southern Mississippi who was shot at the club is suing the business owners for $87 million. Billy Ray Moffett, also a former student, also shot, is suing the club for $42 million.