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One killed, four injured during zombie festival shooting

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (KWWL) -

Florida police are searching for a suspect that opened fire during a zombie-themed festival in downtown Fort Myers, Florida overnight.

The at-large suspect suspect reportedly began firing shots into a crowd at the packed event.

One man died at the scene from a gunshot wound, while four others are recovering in a nearby hospital this morning with what are believed to be life threatening injuries.

The annual ZombiCon event generally draws close to 20,000 people on a yearly basis to the city along the Caloosahatchee River. This was the eighth year of the festival.

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