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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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jason    

First, to say have fun in jail you piece of ****, no more rainbow sailboat sweatshirts for you

552 days ago
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Laura    

The guy who was hiding him in his house should be arrested also.

552 days ago
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Kemosabe    

What a loser. I hope the thug rots in jail.

552 days ago
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tarheel gramma    

Good. Ended his life 2.

552 days ago
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L    

Yes! I am so glad! Coward shooting someone in the back. Put that a-hole behind bars where he is going to have to watch his own back!!

552 days ago
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itsnoise    

Why do these b!tche$ always move to Vegas to hide out. Don't you know they're set up for anti terrorization lol

552 days ago
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brent    

What a retard... one moment of feeling like a badass is gonna cost him the rest of his life in prison. Enjoy dumb ass

552 days ago
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Ih8Taxes    

Ummm...why should we have to house and feed him for the next 50 years when he is a cold blooded murderer? He should just be executed. Can someone give me a reason why not?

552 days ago
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Woot    

GOOD! The little S O B. Hope he rots in jail for decades.

552 days ago
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Woot    

On an unrelated note.... can we put Ted Nugent in jail.... just because?

552 days ago
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Warlock2099    

And I would have gotten away with it if it wasn't for those blasted kids and TMZ

552 days ago
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Bill Leslie    

Looks just like Obama's son.

552 days ago
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Wow ...    

Excellent news!

552 days ago
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Santasunsetwoodica    

I hope he got to see bellagio fountains! ☔

552 days ago
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Mason     

Not so tough now are ya....enjoy the rest of your life in jail surrounded by other dummies.

552 days ago
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