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1 dead, 2 injured in shooting outside Las Vegas nightclub

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A crowd waits in line to get into the Mayan club during Latin night.

Updated Friday, July 5, 2013 | 6:22 p.m.

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Las Vegas police are investigating a shooting outside a Latin nightclub that left a man dead and a woman wounded.

Police Lt. David Gordon says officers responded a little after 3 a.m. Friday to The Mayan Club, near the intersection of Maryland Parkway and Sahara Avenue.

Gordon says a fight had broken out inside the club, and shots were fired in the parking lot as patrons left the building.

Police say a man in his 20s had multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center. Gordon says a 21-year-old woman was shot in the foot and is expected to survive. was shot in the foot and is expected to survive. A second woman arrived at the hospital in a private car, saying she had also been shot in the parking lot. Her injury is nonlife-threatening, police said.

Authorities say at least one of the victims had gang affiliations, but it's unclear what role that may have played.

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  1. What? Gang affiliations? Probably the Silver and Black of the Oakland Raiders. The NFL seems to be the largest perpetuators of gang activity lately. If not the Raiders, then the Chargers.