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2 killed, 1 hurt in US shooting

01 October 2012, 11:12

Miami - Two people were killed and a third critically wounded when a firefight broke out at a Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Florida, the Orlando Sentinel reported on Sunday.

Lieutenant Doug Seely, a spokesperson for the police in the town of Winter Springs north of Orlando, told the Sentinel that a confrontation in the parking lot preceded the shooting.

It was not immediately clear how many shooters were involved. Several arrests were made and weapons were confiscated, Seely said.

But a shooter or shooters opened fire on a motorcycle club members as they gathered for a charity fundraiser, the paper reported.

Seely said the authorities suspect all three victims were members of the Warlocks motorcycle club.


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