Nightclub shooting sends one man to the hospital

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - The Laredo Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened at a local club over the weekend.

Authorities say the incident happened on Sunday at around 1:30 a.m. when police received a call regarding shots fired near the 6400 block of Crescent Loop.

According to reports, an altercation involving several people broke out in the parking lot of the establishment.

When security guards attempted to break up the fight, one of the men displayed a gun and fired a shot, hitting a 23-year-old man in the right leg.

The victim was taken to Doctor’s Hospital where detectives questioned him about the incident.

Authorities have identified several persons of interests and charges are pending.

If you have any additional information on the shooting you are asked to call 956-727-TIPS.