Sunrise police officer wounded in Fort Lauderdale shooting

Officer, suspect taken to hospital after police-involved shooting
Sunrise officer wounded in police-involved shooting in Fort Lauderdale, Jan. 2, 2024
Posted at 4:19 PM, Jan 02, 2024
and last updated 2024-01-02 16:45:30-05

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A Sunrise police officer and a suspect were taken to a hospital after a shooting Tuesday afternoon in Fort Lauderdale, police said.

The shooting occurred in the 200 block of Northwest 22nd Avenue.

Fort Lauderdale police said the wounded officer is with the Sunrise Police Department.

Sunrise police said the officer was shot in the leg.

Details about the shooting were not immediately known, but police said the officer and the suspect were taken to a hospital in stable condition.