Colombia club shooting leaves 8 dead

2013-11-09 20:31
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Colombia - Police say eight people have died and six are injured after a man entered a nightclub in the Colombian city of Cali and opened fire.

Cali police Colonel Hoover Alfredo Penilla said police captured the suspected assailant after the shooting, which occurred around 21:00 on Friday in the club "La Barra de la 44".

Edward Rodriguez is an investigations director with Cali prosecutors and identified the suspect as 20-year-old Johan Alexander Mosquera.

Club bouncer Reynaldo Campos gave a different account of what he said was a 20-minute shootout. Campos said several men entered the club shooting and searching its three floors.

Rodriguez said the leading hypothesis was the shootings resulted from a revenge attack launched by one criminal gang against another.

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