HUNTINGTON -- An Ohio woman is suing Dave Flowers, Inc., for injuries she sustained from a shooting.

John Davis Flowers was also named as a defendant in the suit.

On Feb. 20, 2010, Kaitlin Grace Marcum was allowed on the Venom Club's premises even though she was not over the age of 21, according to a complaint filed Feb. 17 in Cabell Circuit Court.

Marcum claims while in the club someone was permitted to enter the premises with a firearm in his possession.

The individual with the firearm discharged it when in doing so, struck Marcum in her mid-right thigh by fragments of a bullet, according to the suit.

Marcum claims the defendants caused her to suffer injuries, including pain and suffering; scaring; mental distress; anguish; and annoyance and inconvenience.

The defendants were negligent in failing to ensure that the premises were safe and breached their duty to Marcum by allowing a person to enter the premises with a firearm, according to the suit.

Marcum is seeking compensatory damages. She is being represented by Dana F. Eddy.

The case has been assigned to Circuit Judge David M. Pancake.

Cabell Circuit Court case number: 12-C-103

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