The two teens killed during a shooting at a nightclub in Fort Myers, Fla. early Monday morning were 14 and 18 years old, according to a report by the Associated Press. Up to 17 others were injured in the shooting, which reportedly took place during a teen night held at Club Blu at approximately 12:30 a.m. Monday.
According to Fort Myers police, three suspects were apprehended in connection with the shooting at a gas station several miles away from the club shortly after the incident took place. Police have yet to release the identity of those detained, but did say the shooting was "not an act of terror."
Police did confirm to CBS 12 that the area surrounding the club has been deemed safe.
Fort Myers police released this official statement regarding the shooting:
According to a statement from Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers, the victims of the shooting range in age from 12 to 27. The club was hosting a teen night with no minimum age requirement at the time of the shooting.
Club Blu posted this on their official Facebook page just after 7 a.m. on Monday:
The shooting in Fort Myers follows the deadly rampage at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando in June that left 49 people dead, plus the shooter, making it the deadliest mass shooting in American history.
This is a developing story.