Man shot outside Longview nightclub during attempted robbery

Man shot outside Longview nightclub during attempted robbery
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POSTED: Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 11:59pm

UPDATED: Monday, November 18, 2013 - 9:28am

A man is fighting for his life after being shot outside of a night club in Longview.

It happened on Sunday, November 17th, just after 1:30 a.m. in the parking lot of Club Reo on the 4700 block of West Loop 281.

Longview Police tell KETK that they arrived on scene to find a 21 year-old hispanic male in the parking lot with a gunshot wound.

He was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police believe there were two shooters, but both fled the scene before authorities arrived. Both are reportedly men, one is about 5'6'' tall, and wearing a blue hoodie. There was no description given for the second shooter.

Police tell KETK, they believe the men were attempting a robbery just before the shooting.

If anyone can provide any additional information, please contact Longview Police Detective David Cheatham at 903-237-1199.

If the tipster wishes to remain anonymous they are encouraged to contact Gregg County Crimestoppers at 903-236-7867.

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