“A number of shots were fired.
The nightclub was having a monthly dress up party.
Bar staff emerged from the venue at 7.15am and said: “Two innocent people were shot, he had a toy gun which he declared to security.”
“The male with a toy gun was dressed as a Joker,” the bar staff told the Herald Sun.
A Facebook user who claims they work at the venue and were there last night posted regarding the incident.
“The event was a fancy dress party and the person who was shot, declared that the gun he had on his person was fake and part of his costume,” she posted.
“It was made from plastic.
“This man and an innocent bystander were shot over a plastic gun at an adult fancy dress party.”
Last night’s event is believed to be a Saints and Sinners Ball which describes itself as having: “A well-earned reputation as Australia’s, if not the world’s, raunchiest party.”
“Do not be disappointed. first in, best (un) dressed,” the website brags.