2 Dead, Up to 14 Hurt in Florida Nightclub Shooting
Cops searching for suspects in Fort Myers
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 25, 2016 4:52 AM CDT
Updated Jul 25, 2016 6:25 AM CDT
In this frame from video, people gather near the scene of a fatal shooting at Club Blu nightclub in Fort Myers, Fla., Monday, July 25, 2016.   (WBBH via AP)

(Newser) – Police in Fort Myers, Florida, are searching for suspects after at least two people were killed and about 14 hurt in a shooting outside a nightclub hosting an event for teenagers. Police responding to reports of shots fired in the parking lot of Club Blu around 12:30am found victims with injuries ranging from minor to life-threatening, WBBH reports. Three people remained hospitalized, two of them with serious injuries, reports WINK. Three suspects were taken into custody as police searched two other scenes, including one a few blocks away where houses and a car were shot at. Witnesses say there were at least 30 shots from multiple guns fired outside the nightclub, which was hosting an event called the "Swimsuit Glow Party."

No age ID was required for entry. "It was a young teen event," witness Tatianna Nouhaioi tells ABC News. "There were kids. The kid I was holding in my lap, he was 14 years old that got shot. And then there was a little girl who also got shot and she was 13. One of the security guard's daughter got shot, so I mean there was kids 13, 14, 15, 16. It was a young kids event." Those injured range in age from about 12 to 27. Details about the two people killed were not released, but both were males. The shooting comes about a month after the shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando.
 

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