1 killed, 4 injured in Fort Lauderdale block party shooting

Posted at 4:33 PM, Jun 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-24 18:29:10-04

A shooting in Fort Lauderdale claimed the life of one person and left four others injured early Saturday morning, police say.

According to Fort Lauderdale Police Department spokesperson Tracy Figone, the shooting occurred at 2335 NW 16th Court around 1:15 a.m.

When officers arrived, they discovered that five men had been shot. The four men who were injured were transported to Broward Health Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries. One man was pronounced dead on scene.

Investigators say the victims were attending a large block party in the neighborhood when an unknown suspect or suspects starting shooting into the crowd of people.

The men ranged from 16 years old to 27 years old.

Police have not released the name of the 22-year-old man who was killed.

Detectives are encouraging anyone who was at or near the incident to please contact police at 954-828-5534.


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