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Liam 'narrowly avoided a gunman after a shooting outside a nightclub'
The former One Direction star was at The Peppermint Club when a gun was fired into the air outside, TMZ reported.
The US site claimed that the reveller had attempted to enter the establishment with a fake ID when a scuffle broke out with security.
The customer is then alleged to have made his way to the car park where they fired shots into the air before running off.
TMZ stated: “We’re told clubgoers inside heard the shots and freaked out. They stayed put and began tweeting like crazy. One woman tweeted: ‘Shooting @ the peppermint club. I’m f***ing shaking right now.’.”
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Police are said to have multiple shell casings from bullets when they arrived
They added that police “found multiple shell casings when they arrived” and Liam is reported to have left the venue half an hour after the incident.
It comes after Liam jetted to Los Angeles to continue working on his debut solo album following One Direction’s split.
The singer is rumoured to be expecting his first baby with girlfriend Cheryl later this year but, the pair are yet to confirm the news.
The former Girls Aloud star previously opened up about her dreams to be a mother, and in a chat with GQ magazine three years, she said she couldn’t wait to start a family.
It comes after Liam left girlfriend Cheryl in the UK as he head to LA to work on his album
The pair are rumoured to be expecting their first child together later this year
“I love kids, I’m obsessed with babies,” she told the publication. “I know that’s what I was put on the earth to do – to be a mother.”
Meanwhile, Liam has also hinted at his desire to be a father. Speaking on Hits Radio, he commented: “I like the name Taylor. Taylor's pretty neutral for a boy or a girl. That's what I'm going to call my first child if I have children.”
Express.co.uk has contacted a representative for Liam Payne for comment.