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Fort Myers Shooting: 2 Dead, 14 Injured at Teen Party

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FORT MYERS, Fla. — Fort Myers police say two people are dead and at least 14 others were injured after a shooting at a Florida nightclub early Monday morning.

The shooting took place around 12:30 a.m. in the parking lot of Club Blu Bar and Grill, police said.

A flier posted on Facebook advertised the club’s “Swimsuit Glow Party” Sunday night. It said no identification would be required to enter, meaning the party was open to all ages.

Police have not released details on those killed. But Lee Memorial Hospital said it received 16 people, ages 12 to 27, with injuries ranging from minor to life-threatening.

Authorities detained three adults in relation to the shooting. But the motive for the shooting remains unclear.

Club Blu released a statement Monday saying it tried to provide a safe environment for teens.

“We are deeply sorry for all involved,” the club posted on Facebook.

Police didn’t say how many shots were fired, but the front of the club was covered with at least 36 yellow evidence markers.

 

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