Police say an argument over a cover charge led to a nightclub shooting on the Las Vegas Strip that left one patron dead and two employees wounded.

Police Sgt. John Sheahan said a man opened fire at 5:45 a.m. Monday, wounding a manager and a guard at Drai's After Hours, a club at Bally's Hotel-Casino. Another guard might have been injured.

Sheahan said the nightclub was open at the time and the shooter was believed to have acted alone.

Sheahan said the male patron was shot and killed trying to subdue the gunman as people ran from the club. No names have been released.

Authorities said the gunman paid an unspecified cover charge then demanded his money back before the shooting began.

The shooter is hospitalized with unspecified injuries.

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