Man shot outside Atlanta nightclub while arguing with his girlfriend

ATLANTA — Atlanta police are investigating the shooting of a man while he was arguing with his girlfriend outside of a nightclub.

Officers responded to Auburn Ave. and Bell St. at 2:45 a.m. Saturday morning to find a man who had been shot. He was taken to a nearby hospital in stable condition.

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Investigators learned that the victim and his girlfriend were arguing inside a nearby nightclub.

They continued arguing as they left the club and several of their acquaintances became involved.

During the argument, shots rang out and the man was hit.

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Police say everyone involved in the shooting knew one another and the argument and shooting were the result of an ongoing dispute.

Officers have not commented on whether or not anyone will be charged in connection to this incident.