10 Shot After Teen Opens Fire at Event

Sanford, Florida – A 16-year-old suspect is in custody after 10 people were shot during an event at Cabana Live in unincorporated Sanford, according to the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office. Witnesses reported that the shooting began as a fight inside the venue before the 16-year-old pulled out a 9mm gun and started firing into a crowd. Prompt action from security guards led to the immediate arrest of the suspect.

The teenager now faces multiple charges, including attempted homicide, discharging a firearm on public property, and possession of a firearm by a minor. Police found shell casings at the scene that matched the ammunition in the suspect’s gun. One of the injured individuals was identified as Tank Dell, a wide receiver for the Houston Texans.

The incident took place after midnight during a private gathering at Cabana Live. Deputies, who were already patrolling the area due to the large event, heard multiple gunshots coming from the back of the venue. As a result, 10 people were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries, mostly to their legs. The victims are currently recovering.

Cabana Live issued a statement on their Facebook page reassuring the public that all their employees are safe and expressing prayers for those injured. The investigation into the incident is ongoing, and the motive behind the shooting is still under investigation.

This incident serves as a stark reminder of the ongoing issue of gun violence that continues to plague communities across the country. As authorities work to prevent such occurrences, it is crucial to address the root causes behind these acts of violence and ensure the safety of citizens attending public and private events.