Florida Nightclub Shooting Leaves At Least 2 Dead, 16 Injured
[UPDATE July 25, 2016 5:00 pm] Police state that the shooting took place shortly after 12:30 am when the club was closing. The have changed the number of injured people from 14 to 16. The victims range in age from 12 to 27. Three people have been detained for questioning and police state that the area is now safe. Investigators are still attempting to determine a motive for the attack. They are denying that the attack was a form of anti-police or Radical Islamic terrorism.
[UPDATE July 25, 2016 9:45 am] Police have confirmed that two are dead and 14 have been injured. A gunman opened fire on a teen night at Club Blu Bar and Grill, in Fort Myers in Florida. Children as young as 12 were injured during the attack. One of the victims has been confirmed as 18-year-old Stefan Strawder, who died after being shot in the stomach. Four people, one as young as 12, are currently in critical condition.
This is a developing story. Please stay check back for updates.
Captain Jim Mulligan of the Fort Meyers, FL police has confirmed that two people are dead and at least 14 others are injured in a nightclub shooting at Club Blu Bar and Grill.
It appears there were anywhere from 20-30 shots fired and injuries run the spectrum to critical to minor. Someone called the police around 12:30amEST early Monday morning.
The police have two suspects in custody but motive and identification of the two subjects and the two people killed have not been released.