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8 injured when shots fired outside St. Petersburg nightclub

December 26, 2019 GMT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — St. Petersburg Police said eight people were treated for minor injuries early Thursday following a hit-and-run and a shooting outside a nightclub.

The incident happened at Cabana Sands.

The Tampa Bay Times reports that officials responded to a hit-and-run call just after midnight, and while investigating, someone fired shots in the parking lot. No victims were found, but officers later learned that eight people took themselves to local hospitals.

Five people had been shot. Three of those people were released later Thursday morning, while two were scheduled for release. The remaining three were treated for injuries from glass and shrapnel.

No arrests have been made and police are still investigating.