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HCSO: 2 killed, 2 injured after gunfire erupts at downtown Houston nightclub

Investigators said several off-duty deputies were working an extra security job when the suspect opened fire on someone.

HOUSTON — At least two people are dead and two others were injured after a shooting early Monday at a nightclub in downtown Houston, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.

HCSO Sheriff Ed Gonzalez tweeted at 3:09 a.m. about the incident at Clé nightclub at 2301 Main Street.

Gonzalez said several off-duty sheriff deputies were working an extra security job at the nightclub when a man started shooting.

The Houston Police Department, who is taking the lead in this investigation, said at least one deputy pulled out his gun and shot at the armed suspect. The suspect was hit and pronounced dead on scene. 

At this time, the motive for the shooting is unknown. 

One of the injured victims has already been released from the hospital after suffering a gunshot wound to the leg. The other injured victim remains in critical condition after being shot multiple times. 

The identities of the deceased are unknown at this time. 

The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission has suspended the alcohol license for Clé nightclub for seven days to conduct an investigation. 

The investigation into the shooting continues.

Anyone with information is urged to call the HPD Special Investigations Unit at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-8477.

Check back for any updates. 

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