ALDINE, Texas -

A man was injured during a shooting outside a nightclub in Aldine.

It happened around 1:30 a.m. Sunday at Nick's Lounge on Farm to Market Road 1960 and Imperial Valley Drive.

When deputies arrived at the scene, they found a parking lot full of patrons leaving the club and a man in his mid-twenties with a gunshot wound to the lower abdomen.

He was taken to the hospital in an unknown condition.

Investigators said there had been some type of altercation in the parking lot prior to the shooting.

The gunman took off in an unknown vehicle.

Deputies said witnesses were unable to describe the suspect.