2 dead in shooting at US nightclub

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WASHINGTON DC: At least two peo­ple were killed and 14 others wound­ed in a shooting early Monday at a Florida nightclub, US broadcaster NBC reported. 

Police confirmed that the inci­dent occurred at Club Blu in Fort Myers, which US media said was holding a party for teenagers. 

A “person of interest” has been detained at another location, the sta­tion said. 

The Fort Myers Police Depart­ment reported that while two indi­viduals were fatally shot, “at least 14-16” more sustained minor to life-threatening wounds during the episode, which occurred at approxi­mately 12:30 am (0430 GMT), accord­ing to NBC. 

A nearby home and vehicles were also shot at, resulting in one minor injury, CBS news reported. 

Police said officers were “active­ly canvassing the area looking for other persons who may be involved in this incident,” according to a statement obtained by NBC. 

 

 

 

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