Two dead, many injured in Florida nightclub shooting

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Two people are dead and at least 14 others injured after a shooting at a Fort Myers, Florida, nightclub, according to Captain Jim Mulligan of the Fort Myers Police.

A hospital spokesperson said the victims range in age from 12-27 year old.

The shooting took place in the parking lot of Club Blu Bar and Grill, according to CNN affiliate WINK.

Police didn’t say how many shots were fired, but at least 30 yellow evidence markers were placed around the front of the establishment.

Injuries ranged from minor to life threatening.

All victims were transported from the scene by Lee County Emergency Medical Services to area hospitals.

Police are working to identify the deceased.

All victims were transported from the scene by Lee County Emergency Medical Services to area hospitals. Police are working to identify the deceased.

A Facebook flier advertised a “Swimsuit Glow Party” at the establishment Sunday night.

The flier said that no identification would be required to enter, meaning the party was open to all ages.

The call alerting police to the shooting was received at 12.30 a.m.

A message on the club’s Facebook page states there was armed security inside and outside the club.

Investigators and crime scene personnel are continuing to determine what occurred, along with possible motives for the incident.

Police are investigating two other related scenes, one on Ortiz Avenue, where a person of interest has been detained. The other scene is on Parkway Street.

Gunshots at the Parkway Street scene hit property hit, and one person was grazed by a bullet, according to WINK.

An all-out search for people involved in the incident is underway, police said.

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office stopped a vehicle that had a suspect in it, Mulligan added but did not give any additional detail about the stop.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.