One injured in early morning shooting at Sin City Deciples Clubhouse

POSTED: 04:28 AM MST Feb 17, 2013    UPDATED: 11:04 AM MST Feb 18, 2013 
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -

Police are investigating an early morning attack at a private club known as the Sin City Deciples club.

Officers were patrolling in the area of Vermijo and Chestnut just before 4 a.m. Sunday when they heard shots being fired. When they searched the area at Sin City Deciples Clubhouse, they found a man with a gunshot wound.

Witnesses tell KRDO NewsChannel 13 they saw that the victim was shot in the rear end, but police have not confirmed that.

The victim was taken to a local hospital with serious to potentially life-threatening injuries.

Police said they also responded to a separate incident, just before the shooting, in which a man and woman were attacked inside the club. One victim told police they were accused of stealing a cell phone. They tried to leave but were assaulted outside the club. One woman said she was kicked, beaten and robbed. Both victims suffered non-life threatening injuries.