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Police operate at a crime scene outside the Cameo Nightclub after a reported fatal shooting, Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Cincinnati. At least two people opened fire inside a crowded nightclub early Sunday morning. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Police believe there were multiple gunmen in the Cincinnati nightclub shooting

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UPDATE 11:27 a.m.:

The victim who died in the Cincinnati nightclub shooting was identified by city police as Obryan Spikes.

Police believe multiple shooters were involved.

UPDATE 11:22 a.m.:

Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac said the number of injured people has increased to 16. 

The incident remains under investigation, and there continues to be no indication the shooting was terror-related, officials said. No arrests have been made. 

Isaac said the shooting started with a fight that escalated into violence.

Cincinnati MayorJohn Cranley said Gov. John Kasich offered state help. 

UPDATE 10:15 a.m.:

Cincinnati city officials said a conflict between at least two people escalated into the Sunday morning nightclub shooting that killed one person and injured at least 14 others.

Officials said the Cameo nightclub has been the scene of gun violence before.

ORIGINAL STORY: A shooting at a crowded Cincinnati nightclub early Sunday morning killed one person and left at least 14 injured, city police said.

Police initially said there were multiple shooters, but assistant chief Paul Neudigate tweeted at about 6:30 a.m. that there was only one. 

No arrests have been made. There is no indication at this time that the shooting, which began at around 2:20 a.m., is terrorism-related.

Police believe there were multiple gunmen in the Cincinnati nightclub shooting

WATCH | Here's a look at the scene from our partner WKRC.

Of the injured, four are in stable condition, three are in serious condition, one is in critical condition, and two only suffered minor injuries, WKRC reports.

Saturday night, it is a very young crowd. We have had incidents here in the past, but this is by far the worst.
Capt. Kim Williams

Police Capt. Kim Williams said many officers who were working security at the club performed first aid and tried to revive the victim who died. 

Williams asked for anyone who witnessed the shooting to speak up.

Neudigate called the situation "horrific."

Police said there was no indication the attack was terrorism-related. 

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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