Lafayette police are investigating a shooting that happened about 1 a.m. Saturday outside a McKinley Street nightclub.

A 20-year-old man was shot in the leg during an argument outside the Keg at 115 McKinley St., Lafayette Police Chief Jim Craft said in a news release.

Police found the victim in the 400 block of East University Avenue and took him to an area hospital for treatment, Craft said.

The shooter is described as a black male, 6 feet tall and approximately 300 pounds, Craft said.

Anyone with information about the shooting may call Lafayette police at (337) 291-8600 or Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-8477.