After a shooting overnight in the strip club’s parking lot, two men were pronounced dead and a third was taken to the hospital on Friday.
At 2:15 a.m., Houston police were called to Diosa Caberet on the 1000 block of West Rankin Road, where they discovered a large gathering in the parking lot.
According to the investigation, the gunshot was an attempt at a robbery, however, the two suspects were unsuccessful.
When the police came, one man was already dead and another was brought to the hospital, where he also later died.
All three victims, according to investigators, are of Hispanic descent and entered the club at approximately 2 a.m. on Friday.
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The strip club was about to close, and the police said they were too drunk to be permitted inside.
Two Black men allegedly approached them in the parking lot as they were returning to their vehicle.
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The two suspects allegedly demanded money during a conversation, and when the victims refused, they opened fire.
All of the victims were defenseless, and detectives are currently seeking to obtain security footage that may help them identify the perpetrators.
Assistant Chief of the Houston Police Department Chandra Hatcher said, “Thanks to the city ordinance that recently passed, there is surveillance video, and this business is in compliance so that information will be helpful in piecing together what occurred.”
The suspect(s) may have fled the area in a black SUV.
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