One person was killed and four injured in a shooting that occurred at a Fort Lauderdale block party early Saturday morning, police said.
Fort Lauderdale police responded to reports of a shooting around 1:15 a.m. in the 2300 block of Northwest 16th Court, Det. Tracy Figone said. When officers arrived, they found five people with gunshot wounds at the scene of what had been a block party.
Police said the five victims were attendees who were struck when someone began firing shots into the crowd. Four were taken to Broward Health Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries, but the fifth — a 22-year-old man who was not named — was declared dead at the scene.
The remaining victims, who are also male, ranged in age from 16 to 27 years old. No further information about their conditions was released.
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Police are investigating, Figone said. Anyone with information is encouraged to call Fort Lauderdale police detectives at 954-828-5534.