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2 killed, over 20 hurt in deadly shooting near banquet hall in Florida

2 killed, over 20 hurt in deadly shooting near banquet hall in Florida

Three people got out of an SUV and opened fire into a crowd outside with assault rifles and handguns, police director Alfredo Ramirez said. Authorities believe the shooting was targeted.

The banquet hall had been rented out for a concert. Three people got out of an SUV and opened fire into a crowd outside with assault rifles and handguns, police director Alfredo Ramirez said. Authorities believe the shooting was targeted.

“These are cold-blooded murderers that shot indiscriminately into a crowd and we will seek justice,” Ramirez tweeted. Two people died at the scene, police said. As many as 25 people went to various hospitals for treatment. No arrests were immediately announced.

Gun-related deaths rise

Gun-related homicides have surged across the US over the past year. President Joe Biden last month branded gun violence in the country an “epidemic”. There were more than 43,000 gun-related deaths in the US last year, including suicides, according to Gun Violence Archive.

News Source : Hindustan Times

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