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At least 2 dead, up to 16 others wounded in US club shooting

The shooting reportedly took place in the parking lot of Club Blu in Florida early on Monday.

Fort Myers in Florida where a shooting took place outside a nightclub on 25 July 2016.

JOHANNESBURG - The Fort Myers Police Department in Florida in the US has confirmed that at least two people are dead and as many as 16 others wounded after a shooting at a club in the early hours of Monday morning.

The incident reportedly took place in the parking lot of Club Blu which was a so-called "teen night" - with some of the people at the event as young as 13.

Authorities say the injuries range from minor to life threatening.

Its understood police are still on the scene trying to determine the motive for the shooting.

Three people have been detained for questioning.





The shooting comes just 6 weeks after a massacre at a club in Orlando, in which a lone gunman killed 50 people in the deadliest mass shooting in US history.

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