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Four Injured in Shooting Outside Allapattah Club

Four people were shot in an incident outside of an Allapattah nightclub early Friday, with the gunman still at large.

The incident began when a fight erupted inside The Flow Bar & Lounge, located at 24th Avenue and 36th Street in Allapattah, around 5:30 a.m. and spilled out into the street, according to Miami Police.

Surveillance video showed people rushing in a panic away from the club

Tomico Mortimer, a bouncer at the lounge, told NBC 6 South Florida in the midst of that fight, someone involved in the melee started shooting.

"Everybody just started dropping, one by one," Mortimer said.

Mortimer said one of the waitresses was heading home when she was caught in the gunfire.

"I took a belt and made sure I tied it off so it wouldn't bleed, make sure to stop the blood," he said.

Police said four people were shot. Three of those people were taken to the hospital by friends, while one was taken to the hospital by Miami Fire Rescue teams.

All of the shooting victims are expected to be okay. All sustained gunshot wounds in their outer extremities.

Mortimer said one of the shooting victims, a woman, also works there as a waitress and bartender. Mortimer assisted her by tying her wound area.

The gunman is still on the run. Police say they do not yet know a motive for the shooting, other than the fight inside the bar.

No further details on the incident were immediately available.

Traffic to the area was closed for several hours Friday morning as police investigated. The lanes have since been reopened to traffic.

Anyone with information is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS

This is a developing story and will be updated as new information becomes available.

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