GREGG COUNTY (KYTX) -- One person has died following a shooting outside a Kilgore-area nightclub.

Gregg County Deputies say 39-year-old Reginald Ward received multiple gunshot wounds while standing in the parking lot of the Platinum Club on Highway 31, just west of Kilgore. Ward was transported to Trinity Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler where he died a short time later. An autopsy has been ordered.

Officers are looking for the person responsible for the shooting, and are talking with witnesses from the club. No arrests have been made at this time.

According to Gregg County Sheriff Maxey Cerliano, the incident happened around 9 p.m.

The lead detective at the scene with the Gregg County Sheriff's office says multiple shots were fired outside of the nightclub, but only one person was hit.

 
 

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