2 shot after fight in Orlando club

Shooting victims expected to be OK, Orange County deputies say

Published On: Feb 07 2013 05:59:19 AM EST   Updated On: Feb 07 2013 12:46:19 PM EST
Royal Santa Fe Banquet Hall & Ballroom
ORLANDO, Fla. -

Two men were shot Thursday morning after an argument inside an Orlando club.

The men, who are in their 30s, were shot around 4 a.m. following a fight at the Royal Santa Fe Banquet Hall & Ballroom near Colonial Drive in Pine Hills.

"We discovered two black males who were the victims of gunshots, which spilled over from an argument in a club," said Lt. Paul Hopkins of OCSO.

According to deputies, shots were fired by another man into the victims' car as they leaving the club.

Orange County deputies said the shooting victims drove to another location and were taken to a hospital.  Both were expected to be OK, deputies said.

Detectives were interviewing the men about the shooting and searching for a white car.

Video from the scene shows a car with at least two bullet holes in it. 

No other details have been released.

Neighbors said the violence in the area isn't rare and they want to see it improve.

"We need help, I don't know the city or the mayor they need to come and fix it," said Gargield Johnson, who has lived in the neighborhood for 15 years.

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