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Gunman in custody after person shot inside Walmart, Broward Sheriff's Office says

Victim dies at hospital
Posted at 8:12 PM, May 02, 2023

LAUDERDALE LAKES, Fla. — One person is in custody after a shooting injured a person inside a Walmart in Lauderdale Lakes on Tuesday, the Broward Sheriff's Office said.

The shooting took place shortly after 2 p.m. at a store located at 3001 N. State Road 7.

When deputies and Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue arrived at the scene, they found a man suffering from gunshot wounds.

Paramedics airlifted the victim to a hospital, where he later died.

According to investigators, the shooter fled the scene on a scooter but was later taken into custody a few hours later.

Neither the name of the gunman nor the victim has been released.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.