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Man shot at Club Empire in Baton Rouge

Man shot at Club Empire in Baton Rouge

POSTED: Friday, October 12, 2012 - 6:42am

UPDATED: Friday, October 12, 2012 - 10:34am

A man was shot in the leg outside Club Empire as it was closing around 2:00 a.m. on Friday.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reports that the 22-year-old victim was rushed to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the knee. Investigators say the victim is expected to survive.

As for the alleged shooter, Police have not named a suspect. Witnesses say the shooter and the victim were in involved in an argument inside the nightclub. However, the victim says he did not know the person with the gun.

Club Empire is located at 8419 Florida Boulevard. The shooting is under investigation.

If you know anything about this incident call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867). You can also text your tip to CRIMES (274637). Include CS225 at the beginning of your message.

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