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      Man shot multiple times outside of Amarillo nightclub

      An Amarillo man was shot multiple times, hospitalized and expected to live.

      Multiple shots were fired upon a man outside an east Amarillo bar in the early morning hours police said.

      Police were dispatched at about 5:10 AM, at the "My Club" nightclub, 601 N. Eastern on a report of a man had been shot according to scanner traffic.

      Richard Mendoza, 27, was transported by ambulance to a local hospital, with several gunshot wounds and is expected to survive, police said.

      Police said that an employee heard gunshots from outside the club and went to investigate, and found Mendoza laying on the ground by the front door, with several gunshot wounds.

      Police have begun an investigation to the shooting. No witnesses to the shooting were on the scene when investigators arrived.

      Police have no suspects and are uncertain about the circumstances surrounding the shooting.