Man in critical condition after shooting outside Midtown strip club

A 27-year-old man is in critical condition after he was shot multiple times outside a strip club in Midtown, Atlanta police said. 

The shooting occurred about 9:38 p.m. outside Club Platinum, Atlanta police Officer Lisa Bender said. The victim was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital. 

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Police said the shooter left the scene.

“The victim was able to tell officers that he was sitting in his vehicle in the parking lot when another male came up from behind and shot him,” Officer Donald Hannah said Saturday.

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The victim said he didn’t know the other man, Hannah said.

— Staff writer Steve Burns contributed to this article.

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