VIDEO: Mass Casualty Incident Declared

( – A mass shooting near a Florida beach resulted in officials declaring a state of emergency for a mass casualty incident with numerous victims needing medical treatment.

You can watch a video of the panic that broke out further down this post along with bodies on the ground as first responders assisted victims.

According to accounts from several news sources, multiple law enforcement agencies and other first responders were called to a mass shooting at Margaritaville in Hollywood Beach, Florida.

After multiple shots were fired, hundreds of people panicked, ran, and attempted to take cover to shield themselves from bullets.

Officials declared a mass casualty incident as at least nine people were reportedly shot on or near the famous Boardwalk.

Here is the video of what took place as gunfire erupted near the beach: