Woman accused of shooting significant other in Margate, police say

Victim survives shooting, goes to nearby gas station

By Amanda Batchelor - Senior Digital Editor

MARGATE, Fla. - A woman was arrested Saturday after she shot her significant other in Margate, authorities said.

The shooting was reported at 10:20 a.m. Saturday at a home at 5581 SW 11th St.

Police said officers found the victim at a Citgo gas station at 1200 S. State Road 7 after the man had left the scene.

The victim was taken to Broward Health North to be treated for his injuries.

A search warrant was issued for the home, and Alyssia McChristian, 29, was taken into custody.

She is being held at the North Broward Bureau Jail on a charge of attempted murder.

A motive for the shooting was not immediately released.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call Detective William Snyder at 954-935-5417.

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