12/26/2014 11:10 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Police Allegedly Shot And Killed Man Firing Gun In Texas City Parking Lot

A man allegedly firing a gun outside a Texas nightclub early Friday morning was fatally shot by police.

Police opened fire on the man when he allegedly turned to face them with the weapon, according to KHOU.

Investigators claimed to have found a handgun, which they thought came from the man, according to KPRC.

The shooting in Texas City along the Gulf Coast prompted an angry response from a crowd that gathered. Reports said that rocks and bottles were lobbed at police.

A nurse who happened to be there was not allowed to treat the man after police shot him, according to KRIS-TV.

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