Woman shot outside Wells Fargo Bank in Fort Lauderdale

Man known to victim taken into custody, police say

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A woman was shot Friday morning outside a Wells Fargo Bank in Fort Lauderdale, authorities said.

The shooting was reported at 10:40 a.m. in the parking lot of the Wells Fargo at 1710 S. Andrews Ave.

Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue spokesman Greg May said the victim was taken to Broward Health Medical Center as a trauma alert.

Her condition is unknown, but Fort Lauderdale police spokeswoman Tracy Figone said the victim was speaking to police while she was being taken to the hospital. 

She said a man who is known to the victim was taken into custody.

Local 10 News reporter Sanela Sabovic was at the scene shortly after the shooting and said she saw a gun next to the driver's side door of a black Honda. A small clutch or wallet was on the ground. 

Bank operations were resuming as normal. 

No other details were immediately released.

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About the Authors:

Amanda Batchelor is the Digital Executive Producer for Local10.com.

Sanela Sabovic joined Local 10 News in September 2012 as an assignment editor and associate producer. In August 2015, she became a full-time reporter and fill-in traffic reporter. Sanela holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications with a concentration in radio, television and film from DePaul University.