Man sought for shooting inside Sunnyside night club

December 28, 2012 

— Sunnyside police are searching for a 31-year-old man wanted on suspicion of pointing a gun at two people and then firing it into the ceiling at the Dark Horse Inn early this morning.

Armando Godinez Ramos, 31, of Sunnyside, is wanted on suspicion of second-degree assault and first-degree kidnapping, according to a release from the Sunnyside Police Department.

Police say Ramos also allegedly forced his 22-year-old ex-girlfriend to leave the dance club with him.

The incident happened at 12:30 a.m. today. at the Yakima Valley Highway club.

Police said a male patron attempted to stop an alleged domestic between Ramos and a woman on the dance floor. The patron reportedly knocked Ramos to the floor to stop the assault on the woman. Police say that’s when Ramos pulled out a handgun and pointed it at the patron and another woman before firing the it at least twice into the ceiling.

Initial reports were that Ramos then allegedly grabbed the woman that he had just assaulted and forced her to leave with him. While leaving the club, the man allegedly fired the gun one more time, according to police.

All gun shots appeared to have been directed up and into the ceiling, police said.

The woman was later found in good condition at home by police, police said.

Ramos and the gun have not been found yet. Ramos is known to use numerous aliases.

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