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RIALTO (CBSLA.com) — Authorities said a man shot a dancer in the face Wednesday evening and then turned the gun on himself in a Rialto strip club.

The dancer is fighting for her life, according to officials.

Witnesses said the man entered the Spearmint Rhino Club just before 7:30 p.m. and demand one of his favorite dancers go with him.

The woman reportedly refused.

The man allegedly said something about spending a lot of money on her in the past year — he was supposedly a daily customer — and he then shot her in the face.

A friend of the woman’s told CBS2’s Stacey Butler the man was obsessed with the dancer.

The club is located near Riverside Avenue and Bonnie View Drive.

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