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Valet Killed in Crossfire Outside West Hollywood Nightclub, TMZ Catches the Scene on Video [Updated]

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A valet died when shots rang outside a nightclub on Beverly Boulevard in West Hollywood early this morning. L.A. County Sheriff's detectives believe an argument began between patrons of Guys and Dolls when a black male suspect produced a handgun and shot a gun at least seven times around 2:10 a.m., according to Commander James Lopez.

Two people were wounded and a hispanic man working as a valet was fatally hit. "He was standing away from the incident, he wasn't part of that," said Lopez.

Although it is unclear what happened, TMZ cameras were rolling at the time of the incident. You can see a crowd developing in the street before shots are heard, prompting people to scream and run away.

The suspect may have been in a high-end car, possibly a Rolls Royce or Bentley, according to WeHo Daily. Lopez said detectives may have a partial plate.

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Guys and Dolls, which is between Jerry's Deli and Dominick's and across from Cedars Sinai Medical Center, ran into trouble with the city earlier this year when the business license commission threatened to suspend their public eating with alcohol and entertainment business licenses for two weeks, followed by a six month probation period.

Update: Despite a recommendation (.pdf) to suspend Guys and Dolls' business license, the West Hollywood City Council removed the item from the agenda "due to a request from the Appellant to withdraw the appeal of the decision of the Business License Commission," according to the meeting minutes (.pdf)