3 injured near Orlando nightclub after 30-50 gunshots reported

ORLANDO, Florida. – A man was shot dead early Monday outside a bank near the GILT nightclub in Orlando, police say.

The shooting happened around 1 a.m. behind Trustco Bank at 4301 E. Colonial Drive.

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Orlando police said officers responded to the area and came across a large crowd near GILT, which is located at 740 Bennett Road.

According to the police, an argument between two groups led to shootings between people from each group.

A resident who lives near the shooting said she called police after hearing 30 to 50 gunshots.

Officers worked to control the nightclub crowd, police said.

One of the injured men was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center and treated for non-life-threatening injuries. Two other gunshot wound victims have been located at AdventHealth South. Police say both the man and woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries. The victims are not fully cooperating with detectives and not pressing charges.

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Detectives continue to search for the suspected shooter. No description of the culprit has been released.

A red car was towed off the scene about five hours after the shooting, but no information about the vehicle has been released.

No one was arrested at GILT, police said.

If you have any information, you are encouraged to call Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477) and leave an anonymous tip.

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Jerry C. Greiner