Latest: 14-year-old among dead after nightclub shooting in Florida

Latest: 14-year-old among dead after nightclub shooting in Florida

Update 3.32pm: Two people killed in shooting at Florida club were aged 14 and 18, according to police.

Update 12.30pm: Two people have been killed and at least 16 wounded in a shooting outside a nightclub in Florida.

Lee Memorial Health System said 16 victims ranging in age from 12 to 27 started arriving at the facility around 1.30am. One of those people died at the hospital.

Four people remained at the hospital early today, including two in the intensive care unit. All others were treated and released. One person was treated and released at a different hospital.

Police said the area around Club Blu has been deemed safe, and three people have been taken into custody.


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Update 10.45am: Two people have been reported killed and more than a dozen shot at a nightclub in Fort Myers, Florida.

Captain Jim Mulligan of the Fort Myers Police Department said as many as 17 people have been shot in the shooting early today at Club Blu.

Captain Mulligan said three people have been taken into custody and there are two active crime scenes.

The shooting comes more than a month after a nightclub shooting in Orlando that was the deadliest shooting in modern US history.

Earlier:

Two people have been killed in a mass shooting in a Florida nightclub.

According to local media reports up to 17 people have been injured in the shooting.

It happened at Club Blu in Fort Myers in the early hours of this morning according to local police.

The incident is thought to have taken place during a 'teen night' at the club, with some of the people at the event as young as 13.

Latest: 14-year-old among dead after nightclub shooting in Florida


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