LAKE PLACID, Fla. (WFLA) — Two teenagers were hospitalized after a shooting in a party spot early Saturday morning in Highlands County, deputies said.

Detectives said the shooting happened at around 1:30 a.m. in the Leisure Lakes area of Lake Placid.

According to the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office, shots were fired into a crowd that contained about 100 to 150 people.

“Two people, a 19-year-old female from Sebring and a 16-year-old male from Okeechobee, were shot,” the sheriff’s office said. “Both were airlifted to a trauma center, where both were in stable condition at last report.

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