Houston shooting: Two killed, one shot outside Houston strip club early Friday morning

Two men were killed, and one other man was critically injured in a shooting early Friday morning outside a strip club in Houston.

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The shooting happened around 1:50 a.m. at Diosa Gentlemen's Club located at 1050 W. Rankin, according to the Houston Police Department. Officers responded to reports of a shooting and found three men with gunshot wounds in the parking lot of a market near the club.

One man was pronounced dead at the scene. One of the men was transported to a hospital where he later died from his injuries. The other man was transported to a hospital and is listed in critical condition. 

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Police said preliminary information indicates the three men were turned away from the club just before closing. Some sort of disturbance occurred in the parking lot as the men were getting into a car. 

Employees of the club heard the shots and located the men down in the parking lot and called the police.

No arrests have been made, and no suspects have been identified. 


Police are asking anyone with information about the shooting to call the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.