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Man shot along Old Okeechobee Road. in West Palm Beach near nightclub

Posted at 5:28 AM, Apr 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-18 07:58:40-04

The West Palm Beach Police Department is investigating an armed robbery and shooting that occurred outside a nightclub early Wednesday morning.

At 3:52 a.m., Sgt. David Lefont said the victim was asked to leave Club Rain Nightclub on Old Okeechobee Road.

At the intersection of Okeechobee Road and Wilkens Avenue, four to five people robbed him at gunpoint.

During the robbery, they also fired a handgun, striking the victim once and causing a minor injury.  The man was taken to the hospital and treated.

Anyone with information is asked to call Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS or the West Palm Beach Police Department at 561-822-1900.