(FORT MYERS, Fla.) — Two teenagers were identified as the two victims killed in a shooting outside a Florida club early Monday morning.
The teens were 14-year-old Sean Archilles and 18-year-old Ste’fan Strawder, the Fort Myers Police said.
The shooting was reported in the parking lot at Club Blu in Fort Myers, Florida, at about 12:30 a.m. Monday, the Fort Myers Police said, after an event at the club geared toward teenagers.
At least 14 to 16 others were hurt, police said. Injuries ranged from minor to life-threatening, police said.
Police have not determined a motive but said this is not an act of terror.
A spokeswoman for Lee Memorial Hospital said patients’ ages ranged from 12 to 27.
“We are deeply sorry for all involved,” Club Blu said in a statement. “We tried to give the teens WHAT WE THOUGHT WAS A SAFE PLACE TO HAVE A GOOD TIME. Ages 12-17. There was armed security as well as full security,inside and out. As the club was closing and parents were picking their children up…..that’s when all this took place.”
“It was not kids at the party that did this despicable act,” the club said.
Three people were detained in connection with the shooting.
Police said the area is now “safe.”
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