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Police: Two more people detained for questioning

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Two more people have been detained for questioning in connection with the shooting in the parking lot of a Florida nightclub.

In a statement police, who have already arrested a 'person of interest', said they were seeking to determine a motive.

The injuries of the 14-16 who were wounded in the attack ranges from minor to life-threatening, it added.

'Person of interest' detained after nightclub shooting

Club Blu where the shooting happened. Credit: Google

A 'person of interest' has been detained after a nightclub shooting in which at least two people were killed and more than a dozen were injured.

Police said the person was arrested at another location and that shots were fired - lightly injuring another person - five blocks away.

Club Blu, where the shooting happened, was hosting a teen night when someone opened fire.

The shooting comes a month after lone gunman Omar Mateen opened fire in a gay club in Orlando killing 49 people in the deadliest mass shooting in US history.

Witness: 'They just kept shooting. It was non-stop'

Juss Olivia did a Facebook live from the scene. Credit: Facebook

A witness has told how she had to hide under her car as a shooter opened fire near a Florida nightclub.

In a Facebook live post Juss Olivia said: "Someone was live shooting. They just kept shooting. It was spraying everywhere. It was non-stop.

"We were hiding up under a car. I couldn't believe it. I've never experienced anything like that in my life.

"We just saw a whole load of kids just running and I wasn't even at the club.

"We had to run. I don't know who got shot. I was just trying to protect my sister."

A man in the video said the club was hosting a teenage event at the time.

"It wasn't even a grown up event. It was 18-year-olds, 17-year-olds."

A friend of Miss Olivia, Hazel Sweets, posted on Facebook: "We were literally inches from getting shot and we didn't even go to the club.

"God was with us. I pray the people who got shot are just in a critical condition and not dead."


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