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Florida Nightclub Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, 6 Injured

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Police in the US state of #Florida report that shooting on a Sunday morning at a downtown nightclub resulted in one fatality and six injuries. Tampa police are looking into the incident that took place at a downtown nightclub.

Tampa Police said in a statement posted on Twitter. “Just before 3 am on October 9, officers responded to the report of shots fired near the LIT Cigar & Martini Lounge at 908 N Franklin St. Officers arrived to find one adult male victim deceased on scene from an apparent gunshot wound.”

The statement added, “Six additional gunshot victims, four adult males and two adult females, were transported to nearby hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.” Detectives are actively speaking with witnesses to develop leads for their investigation. Authorities report that no arrests have yet been made.

“This is senseless violence. There’s no reason why anyone should lose their life over a fight at a bar,” said police chief Mary O’Connor. “We are working diligently to follow up on leads and find those responsible.” Anyone with information is asked to call the Tampa Authorities Department, according to the police, in order to help find and apprehend the culprit or suspects. ”Tips can be sent via TIP411 through the TampaPD app. For those wishing to remain anonymous, contact Crimestoppers of Tampa Bay.”

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