October 22, 2016

Florida Club Shooting ‘Not An Act Of Terror:’ Police

Fort Myers police car is seen at the Club Blu where witnesses heard 30 gunshots. (File Photo)

A shooting outside a Florida nightclub that left two youths dead and as many 16 people injured today was “not an act of terror,” police said.

Police in Fort Myers, Florida identified the two killed as 14-year-old Shawn Achilles and 18-year-old Ste’fan Strawder, who was described by local media as a star high school basketball player.

Police said they could not give a motive for the shooting but said “this incident is not an act of terror (as it has been referred) or terrorism.”

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