Man shot outside Longview nightclub during attempted robbery
POSTED: Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 11:59pm
UPDATED: Monday, November 18, 2013 - 9:28am
Longview, TX (KETK) — 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.