Lincoln U. student shot dead in Allentown

Posted: September 15, 2007

ALLENTOWN - A Lincoln University student celebrating a friend's birthday at a nightclub was shot to death early yesterday in the parking lot.

City police responding to a fight at the Bananas Nightclub at 1:30 a.m. found several vehicles with bullet holes, but no victims. Soon after, police received a report that two males with gunshot wounds had arrived at nearby Sacred Heart Hospital. One was the student, Michael A. Douglas, 19, who died within minutes.

Douglas, of Easton, was with about a half-dozen friends celebrating a friend's birthday, according to friends and family. He was studying engineering, they said.

The other victim was treated for a gunshot wound to a hand, police said. - AP

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