City council weighs special-use permit for Whitehaven bar after Sunday shooting

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 20, 2023 3:54 PM CT | Published: February 20, 2023 3:47 PM CT

The owner of the Whitehaven bar that was one of two connected shooting scenes where a total of 13 people were shot — one of whom died — Sunday, Feb. 19, is before the Memphis City Council Tuesday, Feb. 21, seeking a special-use permit to allow the sale of alcoholic beverages.

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