Club Blu

Quincy J. Walters / WGCU News

On the night Stef'An Strawder was killed last year, the Lehigh Senior High Schooler was with his basketball teammates at Club Blu.

This week marks a year since the mass shooting at Club Blu in Fort Myers. Eighteen people were shot and injured. Two people, including Strawder, were killed. 

Photo: Presidio of Monterey, CA via Flickr Creative Commons.

From Zombiecon to Club Blu to the Pulse Nightclub, Florida—like much of the country—has seen its share of mass shootings. The unpredictability of such attacks is prompting “active shooter” training programs.

Friday at 1 p.m. we'll talk with Lee County Sheriff's Office Staff Officer Scott Griffith, and FGCU Chief Steven Moore, about the “Run Hide Fight” response plan.

Topher Forhecz / WGCU News

Two people were killed and 18 others were injured in a shooting outside Club Blu in Fort Myers early Monday morning.  The venue had been hosting a party for teens.  19 of the victims, ranging in age from 12 to 27 years old, were treated at area hospitals including 18-year-old Stef’An Strawder.  14-year-old Sean Archilles died on the scene.

William Prather

 

   18-year-old Stef’An Strawder was one of two fatal victims in a mass shooting outside Club Blu in Fort Myers early Monday morning.  The other fatal shooting victim was 14-year-old Sean Archilles.