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Hi-Five singer shot five times

Tim Henley Published: August 21, 2009

Treston Irby from the 1990s R&B group Hi-Five was injured during a nightclub shooting earlier this week.

Irby was shot five times outside of the Everybodeez nightclub in New Haven, Connecticut, according to the New Haven Register. A motive for the shooting is unknown.  Irby is recovering at a local hospital.

Irby, 36, made an appearance at the club to promote himself as a solo artist.  Irby joined the R&B group Hi-Five during the 1990s.  Their hit songs included, “I Like The Way (The Kissing Game),” “I Can’t Wait Another Minute” and “Quality Time.”

The lead singer of the group was Oklahoma City native Tony Thompson who died in 2007 from an accidental drug overdose.

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