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After shooting of Miami man, ZombiCon booted from Fort Myers

Emergency medical workers and police work next to a person at the scene of shooting on Saturday night in Fort Myers. One person as killed and four were wounded.
Emergency medical workers and police work next to a person at the scene of shooting on Saturday night in Fort Myers. One person as killed and four were wounded.

Less than two months after the shooting of a Miami football player, ZombiCon has been kicked out of Fort Myers.

City leaders on Monday ended the event’s nine-year run on downtown streets, according to naplesnews.com.

ZombiCon attracted an estimated 40,000 people, dressed as zombies, playing roles during a mock zombie apocalypse.

Fort Myers Council Member Michael Flanders said the event has exceed the city’s ability to plan for the event and it should move to a “more controlled” space, according to the report.

“This event has outgrown our downtown,” Flanders was quoted by naplesnews.com. “The security is of question as it gets bigger.

Expavious Tyrell Taylor died at the festival and four others were hospitalized in an October shooting. No one has been arrested.

Taylor played football at Clewiston High and most recently at ASA College Miami.

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