Two people were killed and over a dozen wounded in a mass shooting at a night club in Ft. Myers, Florida early this morning. The incident was taking place during a teen night at club Blu… Some of people at the event as young as 13, according to Lt. Jim Mulligan of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office. He added that as many as 17 people had been shot, though did not confirm if anyone had been killed.
Local media say that at least one person has died, while there are a large number of police deputies at the scene.
The suspect left the scene and one person has been detained for questioning in relation to the shooting.
Police said there are at least two scenes connected to the shooting, one on Evans Avenue and Carrell Road and one on Ortiz Avenue and Luckett Road.
The shooting happened around 12:30 a.m. at Club Blu, 3580 Evans Ave. Victims as young as 12 and as old as 27 were taken to Lee Memorial Hospital:
16 people were treated in the trauma center and emergency department.
One person died at the hospital. The other died at the scene.
Two are in the intensive care unit – One in serious condition and the other in critical condition.
One person is in fair condition.
One person was taken to Cape Coral Hospital.
The other victims were treated and released.
No link connecting the shooting to terrorism has emerged, Fort Myers interim police chief Dennis Eads told WINK News.
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