3 people killed in Alabama strip club shooting

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Posted: Aug 10, 2012 10:36 AM

DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — Authorities have a suspect in custody after three people died in a shooting at an Alabama strip club after a customer was kicked out.

Houston County Coroner Robert Byrd tells The Associated Press that two men and a woman were shot to death Thursday night at Teasers, a club outside the city of Dothan in southeast Alabama.

Witnesses told police a customer had been kicked out of the club, returned with a handgun and started shooting.

Houston County sheriff's Capt. Antonio Gonzalez tells The Dothan Eagle a suspect was in custody Friday morning. Officers found the 22-year-old man hiding in woods near the club. They have not released his name.

Few other details were immediately available Friday morning.