8 Killed In Colombia Club Shooting

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Eight people have been killed and six injured after a man entered a nightclub in the Colombian city of Cali and opened fire, police say.

Cali police Colonel Hoover Alfredo Penilla said police captured the suspected assailant after the shooting opn Friday night in “La Barra de la 44.”

Edward Rodriguez, an investigations director with Cali prosecutors, identified the suspect as 20-year-old Johan Alexander Mosquera.

Club bouncer Reynaldo Campos gave a different account of what he said was a 20-minute shootout. Campos said several men entered the club shooting and searching its three floors.

Rodriguez said the leading hypothesis was the shootings resulted from a revenge attack launched by one criminal gang against another.

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