Shooting at nightclub leaves 2 killed and several wounded in the US

Apart from deaths, at least 17 people were injured.
25/07/2016 07h52 - Updated 25/07/2016 13h10
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At least two people were killed and between 14 e 17 were injured in a shooting occurred at a nightclub in Fort Myers (west coast of Florida) during a youth party, second local media.

Three people were arrested as suspected, or second channel “NBC” South Florida.

The television channel “WINK News”, transmitting from a zone, indicated in its first information that among those present in “Swimsuit Glow Party” the Club Blu nightclub could be even boys 13 years.

So far there is little official data on the wounded and for the dead. According to journalistic information, the two deceased are men and were shot outside nightclub, in the parking lot, specifically.

According to medical sources for interviews “NBC”, one person died in the hospital when he was met by emergency services.

According to the official Jim Mulligan, two people died and there are at least 17 injured because of shots. Other sources speak of 14 e 16 wounded.

Some of the wounded are in critical condition, but there are others with minor injuries, second communication means.

All the injured were transferred to hospitals in the area by Lee County Emergency Services and the police has started the deceased identification work.

The shooting in Fort Myers is just over a month after 49 people died in a gay nightclub in Orlando, in central Florida, the shooting of a man 29 years after he died in a confrontation with the police when he was hiding in place with several hostages.

Local media outlets cited witnesses to the events in Fort Myers who said they listened to 30 shots and others that ensure that the shots were produced when attending the party left the Club Blu, in the middle of a described as “a mad house”.

“It was a madhouse with people who sought your friends to see if they were good and there were many parents connections to their children”, He wrote a young man in his Facebook account, second reports “WINK News” without identifying the author of this message.

The shooting started around 0h30 hour Monday (2h30, in Brasilia), according to witnesses.


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