Eight killed in Venezuela nightclub shooting

June 1st, 2008 - 10:57 am ICT by admin  

Caracas, June 1 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and one seriously wounded in a shooting spree at a nightclub in western Venezuela, local media reported. According to reports, three unknown persons burst into the club, located in the municipality of Independencia in Tachira province bordering Colombia, and opened fire indiscriminately, EFE news agency reported Sunday.

The Friday night shooting left eight people dead on the spot, most of the them were reportedly workers at the nightspot, a TV channel reported quoting police accounts.

The injured has been taken to a nearby hospital.

The police have begun investigating the incident, but no one was arrested.

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