Shooting victim walks several blocks to get help in Fort Lauderdale

Bayview Drive shooting leaves 1 wounded, police say


FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Police officers were called to a Fort Lauderdale guest house to investigate a shooting that left one adult wounded Wednesday night. 

Officers said the shooting was at 1401 Bayview Dr., at the Wind Shadow Rentals next to the Bayview Crowns hotel. 

The victim walked about eight blocks down Bayview Drive to a 7-Eleven gas station on East Sunrise Boulevard, according to the Fort Lauderdale Police Department.  

Paramedics took the man, who suffered non-life-threatening injuries, from the gas station at 1040 Bayview Dr. to Broward Health Medical Center. 

Authorities were asking anyone with information to contact Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.


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