Police in Pensacola, Florida say five people were shot dead at a nightclub they suspect was a targeted attack on certain individuals.
Pensacola police said in a report that the five were shot at Pelican Nest nightclub in the city center at 12:30 a.m. Saturday, according to WKRG-TV.
“Several shots were fired inside the club at 12:30 a.m., officers came to search for several victims, three were shot at the scene,” the police statement said. “Shortly afterwards, two more victims were found at a local hospital. The victims are both men and women, aged between 21 and 45 years.”
The statement added that police believe “the shooting was a targeted incident and there is no concern for the safety of the people.”
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All five victims sustained injuries that did not pose a life-threatening condition.
No arrests have been made in the shooting.
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Police have no suspects in the shooting, except for a description of a black man.
“All we have is that he was a black man,” Pensacola Police Department spokesman Gregory Gordon told the Pensacola News Journal. “We have no intention.”
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“There were a lot of people there. If anyone sees or knows anything, call us,” Gordon added.
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Anyone with information about the shooting has asked Pensaco to call the police at 850-435-1845.