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Deputies searching for suspect in club shooting

February 25, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
Victorville sheriff's deputies were searching for a male suspect who shot and killed a security guard at a nightclub.

Thursday night, Sean Thrift was working as security at the front entrance of Teazers nightclub on 7th Street in Victorville. Thrift was approached by an unknown male who shot and killed him.

Investigators do not have a detailed description of the suspect and it is unknown if the suspect fled on foot or had a vehicle waiting nearby.

The motive for the shooting is unclear. It does not appear that there was any confrontation between the suspect and victim prior to the shooting.

Anyone with any information regarding this investigation is urged to call San Bernardino County Sheriff's at (909) 387-3598.

Callers wishing to remain anonymous may contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME.

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