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2 hospitalized after shooting at downtown Tampa nightclub

It happened on the sidewalk outside the Eden Downtown nightclub on North Franklin Street, police say.
Both victims were taken to the hospital and said to be in stable condition.
Both victims were taken to the hospital and said to be in stable condition. [ Photo illustration by ASHLEY DYE and LUIS SANTANA | Times ]
Published Jan. 24|Updated Jan. 25

TAMPA — A shooting outside the Eden Downtown nightclub sent two people to the hospital early Monday morning, Tampa police say.

Shots were fired on the sidewalk outside the club at 912 N Franklin St. around 1:15 a.m.

An officer arrived at the scene and applied a tourniquet to one victim, police said. The officer then drove the victim to Tampa General Hospital in a police cruiser. The second victim was taken to the hospital later.

Both victims, neither of whom were identified by police, remained at Tampa General in stable condition Monday morning.

The shooting stemmed from a dispute inside the Eden Downtown, police said.

A gun was recovered at the scene. No arrests had been made Monday.

Social media posts by Eden Downtown say the club was hosting a 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. “after party” following the Tampa Bay Buccaneers game Sunday afternoon. The club did not respond to requests for comment.

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