FT. MYERS, Fla – This morning, Governor Rick Scott released the below statement following the shooting at a nightclub in Ft. Myers.

Governor Rick Scott said, “Following the horrific news of a shooting at a nightclub in Ft. Myers, I spoke with Ft. Myers Mayor Randy Henderson, Lee County Sheriff Mike Scott and Ft. Myers Interim Police Chief Dennis Eads to offer any assistance from the state. I have cancelled my scheduled events today to meet with law enforcement and local officials in Ft. Myers. While we are still learning the details about what happened this morning, we know that some of the victims of this terrible incident were children. We will continue to pray for the victims and their families.”

Full details on the Governor’s schedule will be released later this morning. If you have any questions, please call the Governor’s Press Office at 850-717-9282 or email media@eog.myflorida.com.


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