Memorial Day shooting leaves 9 injured in popular Florida Beach

one year ago

Hollywood news, Florida news.

Nine people including four children were shot near a packed Florida beach on Memorial Day, police said.

The shooting was triggered by an altercation involving two groups of revelers on Hollywood Beach Broadwalk in front of stores at around 6:45 p.m.

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  • Investigators have not determined how many gunmen were responsible for the shooting but said that at least one was in their custody.

    The injured minors ranged in age between 1 and 17 years old while the adults aged 25 to 65. One of the nine victims underwent surgery.

    “People enjoy a holiday weekend on the beach with their families and to have people in complete reckless disregard of the safety of the public and to have an altercation with guns in a public setting with thousands of people around them is beyond reckless,” Mayor Josh Levy said.