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Woman, 19, shot dead at Florida nightclub

Shooting took place in parking lot of Cloud 9

News 6 at 6a
News 6 at 6a


OCALA, Fla. – A 19-year-old woman died and five others were injured early Sunday in a spray of gunfire in the parking lot of an Ocala nightclub.

Marion County sheriff's officials said someone drove through a crowd of people outside Cloud 9 and opened fire after an apparent argument at the club.

Benetria Robinson, 19, died at the scene, authorities said.  Deputies said it's believed that she was an innocent bystander.

Five others were taken to the hospital.  Their names are not being released for their protection.

Police say about 1,000 people gathered at the crime scene after the shooting.

No suspects have been identified.

Detectives said believe someone may have recorded video or taken photos of the incident on a phone.

The Marion County Crime Stoppers are offering up to $3,000 for any information that leads to an arrest. Crime Stoppers can be reached at 352-368-STOP.

Officers find six people shot in the parking lot of the Cloud 9 Club in Ocala.
Officers find six people shot in the parking lot of the Cloud 9 Club in Ocala.

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