Cliff Dixon, a popular Atlanta socialite and the former boyfriend of reality star Erica Mena, was shot and killed in Atlanta last night.

Cliff—who is also a life-long friend of NBA star Kevin Durant and rapper Dave East—was shot outside the nightclub where he was celebrating his 32nd birthday.

The incident occurred outside of SL Lounge in Atlanta. According to online reports, Cliff was approached by a group of gunmen outside the club - who wanted to rob him.

The robbery went badly, and the gunman ended up shooting Cliff in his head. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to an incident report, obtained by TMZ, an officer says he was in his patrol unit outside the club when he saw a black male wearing all black with a black skull cap fire at the victim.

Cliff posted on Instagram just a few hours before he was killed:

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Cliff is best known for dating Love & Hip Hop Star Erica Mena. Here they are a few months ago:

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Cliff and Erica broke up in October, after a bitter domestic situation where they were both arrested...Erica ultimately moved on ... getting engaged to Safaree a few months later.

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Dixon's friends have taken to social media to offer condolences. One wrote, "Rest in heavenly peace bro. U ain't deserve what happen to u."