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Alleged Nightclub Murderer

ARRESTED

[Updated w/ Mug Shot]

1/17/2013 2:30 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0117_robert_thomas_mugshotThe person who allegedly shot and killed a man outside a Hollywood nightclub has been arrested ... TMZ has learned.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... Robert Earl Thomas III was hiding at a friend's house in Las Vegas when cops entered the premises last night and placed him under arrest for murder.  He surrendered without a struggle.

TMZ posted video of the shooter outside Empire nightclub when he aimed the gun and fired, killing one man and wounding another.  The video clearly shows the shooter and law enforcement tells us they got a number of tips from people who saw it and that led to Thomas' capture.

Thomas is 22 years old and lives in Los Angeles.

Thomas is currently being held in a Vegas jail and prosecutors plan to extradite him to California.

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elcompapopeye    

Now TMZ... Come over here to South Central and Get all this killers arrested too!

643 days ago
122.

Ivan in Phoenix    

What, dit someun dis' him?

643 days ago
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mr.howell     

What A creep,hope he gets a long jail sentence!..all criminals go to Vegas to hide out!..and blend in!..hundreds have done it over the decades!.

643 days ago
124.

Richboy    

Vengeance is mines said the Lord! So lets wait n see what GOD has in store for this killer. But as for my fam bam... RIP Andre 'Dre' Lowe

642 days ago
125.

kburn    

I hope he gets the death penalty or life, he killed a teenager with his whole life ahead of him, f**cker should pay!

642 days ago
126.

mebrat24    

baby face is going to have a lot of friends in prison

642 days ago
127.

pepekale    

Black on Black Krime!

642 days ago
128.

CelebrityScum    

I am shocked. The news media has been telling us that black people can do no wrong.

642 days ago
129.

valentina    

Wow, so young and so dumb. At 21, had his whole life ahead of him, now he's gonna be in prison for murder. RIP to the person that was fatally shot.

642 days ago
130.

Woot    

GOOD! Rot in that cell, mofo!

642 days ago
131.

Tmzsucks    

If this was a white guy we would have yet another race war spurred on by the media and retards like al sharpton

642 days ago
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freelikeme    

All I can say is only God can judge you.he is just a young black man who made wrong decisions we don't know what happen to lead up to what he did I'm not saying it's justified but s*** happens that we may not know about so my condolence go out to the family that lost a son through death and a family that lost a son through freedom . To all the mothers and father our kids needs us to be more in there life.free Rob I love u and we going to miss u out hear but when you make your bed you have to lie in it sad situation I wish that this was just a dream. RIP to the one who lost his life and ROB IM GOING TO PRAY FOR U JUST KEEP YOUR HEAD UP

642 days ago
133.

erinmaiden    

just signed a petition for you to take this down. how horrible for the family to see their loved one killed. anything for a buck, i guess. take it down.

642 days ago
134.

Amira    

Why tf would TMZ post a video like this. The family is clearly grief stricken have some decency!!!! They have been asking to have this video pulled numerous times. Show some respect my goodness

642 days ago
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michelle    

Hey you should really take this video down that sucks for friends to have to relive this night...........

642 days ago
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