Two people are dead, including a 14-year-old boy and a Lehigh Senior High School basketball star, and at least 16 were injured following a shooting early Monday morning at Club Blu in Fort Myers.
The Fort Myers police found several victims suffering from gunshots wounds ranging from minor to life threatening just after midnight at the club located at 3850 Evans Ave. The victims were reported to be between the ages of 12 and 27.
According to Fort Myers interim police Chief Dennis Eads, three people are in custody, Demetrius O’Neal, 19, Derrick Church, 19, and Tajze Battle, 22. Police are searching for other potential suspects. The FBI and ATF are assisting in the investigation.
FMPD said at 1:15 a.m. they received a call of two suspicious vehicles, one green and the other was a white, possibly Chevy Malibu styled vehicle. The occupants appeared to be helping an injured person out of one of the vehicles near the Residences Condominium Complex.