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A-Game Bar and Grill closed temporarily following reported assaults, drug complaints

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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

The A-Game Bar and Grill will close its doors temporarily after a court order issued against the business Friday.

Police say the order was a result of a number of reported assaults and drug-related complaints at the business in the 6600 block of Winchester Road.

According to a press release from District Attorney General Amy Weirich, undercover officers from Memphis Police Department purchased marijuana in the club as recently as February 26. Officers noted that a significant amount of marijuana smoke was ignored by the rrestaurant'ssecurity.

Officers say they began an investigation on the restaurant after they responded to 21 disturbance calls, 7 armed party calls, 3 shots fired calls, and 3 shootings at the location in 13 months.

On September 23 of last year, officers responded to a fight that spilled out of the bar into the parking lot. Two women were hurt, and one was hospitalized for severe injuries.

On January 20, police found a man who had been shot outside the restaurant. His car had a number of bullet holes.

On February 8, police responded to another shooting in which two men were shot in the parking lot near A-Game. One of the men died on the scene; the other man was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

General Sessions Environmental Court Judge Larry Potter issued the injunction at the request of the DA's office. Otis Braxton is named as a respondent in the court order, adn a hearing is set for 10:30 a.m. Monday.

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