Monday, 25 July 2016

Two killed, 16 injured in shooting at a night club in Florida this morning

At least two people have been confirmed dead and 17 others injured after several gunmen opened fire outside a nightclub in Fort Myers, Florida in the early hours of today July 25th.

The night club was hosting a party for teenagers when the incident occurred. Children as young as 13 years were believed to have been caught in the shooting. Sky News quoted one witness as saying that she heard around 30 gunshots from the scene and believed that these came from a number of weapons. A 14-year-old boy was reportedly one of the victims killed.

Efforts are currently being made to evacuate the injured out of the scene. This incident comes a month after a massive shooting at a gay night club in Orlando, Florida left 49 people dead. A person of interest has been detained.

Stay tuned for more on this story...

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