2 people hospitalized after overnight shooting near Las Olas

Police arrest man following double shooting in Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Two men were hospitalized after a shooting near Las Olas. 

Police told Local 10 News the men were suffering from non-life-threatening injuries. 

The shooting happened at the Shato Bar on Southwest Second Street in Fort Lauderdale at approximately 3:30 Sunday morning.  

Witness Xavier Oliver said a crowd of people on a Saturday night suddenly went into a panic.

"The next thing you heard was pop-pop," said Oliver. "And then after the pop-pop happened, people started scattering, jumping off the (second floor) railing onto the awning."

Police said they placed one man under arrest.

An investigation is ongoing. 


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