Five shot at Club 21 in Belle Glade, no suspect arrested

BELLE GLADE, Fla. - Police continue investigating a weekend shooting at a nightclub in Belle Glade.

Police say five people were shot at Club 21 near NW 16th Street and NW Ave. L around 2:30 a.m. Sunday.

According to authorities, the victims are all males.  Two are listed in critical but stable condition and the other three received non-life threatening injuries.

The club owner says they were having an after party as part of the Afro Arts festival.

He says he hired six security guards for the party, three armed and three unarmed.

"Even when the law arrived, they didn't stop. They started up again when they got here...so if they can't stop them, what can," owner Nate Edwards said.

Police also found a scorched car at Lakeside Medical Center and they are investigating to see if it is connected to the shootings.

"They've had shootings here before. This isn't the first time...I'm not sure what the answer is," Belle Glade resident Jack Prevatt said.

Investigators say they have no suspect information and they remained on scene into the daylight hours.

If anyone has information about this shooting at Club 21, they are urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS.

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