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Man in Custody After Shooting Outside Nightclub

Police investigating incident at Tantric Nightclub



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    Police say a man has been arrested and charged after a shooting outside a Providence, Rhode Island, nightclub early Saturday morning.

    The Providence Journal reports 21-year-old Luis DaCosta is charged with felony assault and weapons charges.

    The shooting happened around 2 a.m. outside of Tantric Nightclub on North Main Street.

    One man was shot and taken to Rhode Island Hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

    Police say they're investigating whether the shooting was gang-related.

    It's unclear whether DaCosta has an attorney who could comment on the charges. 

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