Man dies after gun fight with night club security guards

One man has died after being shot by nightclub security guards Saturday night after they say he opened fire on the club.

31-year-old Mathias Moreland has died from gun shot wounds he sustained from the shooting. It started with a dispute between Moreland and another man inside the Backstage Atlanta Nightclub. Both men were escorted out, and that's when witnesses say he went to his vehicle and grabbed a gun.

According to police, Moreland started shooting at the building, and two security guards fired back. He was struck multiple times and was taken to Grady Hospital where he was declared dead. Melvin Smith, one of the security guards, was arrested for possession of a stolen gun.

Police say neither security guards have been charged in Moreland's death.

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