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One dead, seven wounded in shooting at Florida strip club

February 6, 2016  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
One dead, seven wounded in shooting at Florida strip club

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Authorities say at least one person was dead, and seven others were injured after gunfire erupted in the early morning hours Saturday at a Tampa strip club.

According to the Tampa Police Dept, one of the victims shot at Club Rayne had died, the other victims injured in the shooting, were treated at a local hospital.

Police Lt. Ruth Cate said officers responded to the scene after receiving a 911 call about shots fired around 2 a.m.

Cate said Detectives were reportedly on the scene investigating what caused the gunfire but revealed the incident could have stemmed from a disagreement in the club.

All of the victims are believed to have sustained gunshot wounds, but the extent of all their injuries was not immediately made available.

Authorities have not listed a possible suspect in the shooting and have shut down the an area of the street around the club, which will remain closed till about 7:30 a.m.

Roberto Mederos, who is the club’s owner, refused to comment on the deadly shooting and Cate said it’s unknown when the club might reopen.

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