2 women hospitalized after drive-by shooting in Fort Lauderdale

Two people were hospitalized after a drive-by shooting in Fort Lauderdale Wednesday night.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Two people were hospitalized after a drive-by shooting in Fort Lauderdale Wednesday night.

According to Fort Lauderdale police, officers responded to a home along Northwest 20th street and 26th Avenue shortly after 8 p.m. in reference to a shooting.

Upon arrival, responding officers found two women suffering from gunshot wounds.

They were transported to Broward Health Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries, police said.

Neighbors in the area told Local 10 News they thought they were hearing fireworks, but it was the shots being fired from the subject’s vehicle.

According to police, a preliminary investigation revealed that the subject or subjects drove up to the area, shot at the two women, and drove off.

Anyone with information is urged to call Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.


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