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The Latest: Police say area 'deemed safe' after shooting

  • In this frame from video, people gather near the scene of a fatal shooting at Club Blu nightclub in Fort Myers, Fla., Monday, July 25, 2016. (WBBH via AP)

    In this frame from video, people gather near the scene of a fatal shooting at Club Blu nightclub in Fort Myers, Fla., Monday, July 25, 2016. (WBBH via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • Officials investigate the scene of a deadly shooting outside the Club Blu nightclub, Monday, July 25, 2016, in Fort Myers, Fla. Gunfire erupted at the nightclub hosting a swimsuit-themed party for teens.  (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

    Officials investigate the scene of a deadly shooting outside the Club Blu nightclub, Monday, July 25, 2016, in Fort Myers, Fla. Gunfire erupted at the nightclub hosting a swimsuit-themed party for teens. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)  (The Associated Press)

  • Evidence markers are placed on the street at the scene of a deadly shooting outside of the Club Blu nightclub, Monday, July 25, 2016, in Fort Myers, Fla.  Gunfire erupted at the nightclub hosting a swimsuit-themed party for teens.  (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

    Evidence markers are placed on the street at the scene of a deadly shooting outside of the Club Blu nightclub, Monday, July 25, 2016, in Fort Myers, Fla. Gunfire erupted at the nightclub hosting a swimsuit-themed party for teens. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)  (The Associated Press)

The Latest on a shooting a nightclub in Fort Myers, Florida. (all times local):

5:55 a.m.

Police in Fort Myers say the area around a deadly nightclub shooting has been deemed safe.

But in an e-mail, police Capt. Jim Mulligan says the street will remain closed as authorities investigate.

The shooting at Club Blu killed two people and as many as 17 people were shot early Monday.

Three people have been taken into custody.

The shooting comes more than a month after a nightclub shooting in Orlando that was the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history. The shooting at the Pulse nightclub on June 12 left 49 victims dead and 53 others wounded.

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5:40 a.m.

Authorities say two people have been killed and more than a dozen shot at a nightclub in Fort Myers, Florida.

Capt. Jim Mulligan of the Fort Myers Police Department told WINK-TV as many as 17 people have been shot in the early Monday shooting at Club Blu.

Mulligan told the station three people have been taken into custody and that there are two active crime scenes.

The shooting comes more than a month after a nightclub shooting in Orlando that was the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history.