UPDATE: Two Dead & At Least 16 Others Wounded After Nightclub Shooting At Teen Event In Fort Myers, Florida
UPDATE: 7/25 11:31 a.m. EST – According to a CNN report, Sean Archilles, 14, and Ste'fan Strawder, 18, were the two young men killed in the shooting. Additionally, the number of injured has increased to 16, with two people remaining in critical condition.
This is just so upsetting.
Early Monday morning, it was confirmed that two people had died, with at least 14 others injured, following a shooting at Club Blu in Fort Myers, FL. To make matters worse, it's said the incident took place as a teen event was just wrapping up. Oh no.
Reportedly, police officers responded to a call around 12:30 a.m. and upon their arrival they discovered "several victims suffering from gunshot wounds" in the Club Blu's parking lot.
Currently, three people are being detained for questioning. Allegedly, one other person was shot outside their home which was five blocks away from the nightclub. The police are said to believe this shooting is related to the scene at Club Blu.
In a statement regarding the mass shooting, Captain Jim Mulligan shared: