CALI, Colombia (AP) — Police say eight people have died and six are injured after a man entered a nightclub in the Colombian city of Cali and opened fire.
Cali police Col. Hoover Alfredo Penilla said police captured the suspected assailant after the shooting, which occurred around 9 p.m. Friday in the club "La Barra de la 44." Edward Rodriguez is an investigations director with Cali prosecutors and 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.