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BB gun shooter leaves 2 women injured after targeting group of Trump supporters in Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A BB gun shooter who was in a moving car targeted President Donald Trump supporters on Friday night in Fort Lauderdale.

Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue personnel found two women injured and treated them at the scene. One of them was shot in the shoulder.

According to Sgt. DeAnna Greenlaw, a spokeswoman for the Fort Lauderdale Police Department, the shooting was on the northeast corner of East Oakland Park Boulevard and North Federal Highway. The protesters were shot at about 6:15 p.m. near the Coral Ridge Mall.

Fort Lauderdale police detectives are investigating the incident. They are asking anyone with information about the BB gun shooter to call Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477.

Local 10 News Assignment Desk Editor Wilson Louis contributed to this report.


About the Authors:

Christian De La Rosa joined Local 10 News in April 2017 after spending time as a reporter and anchor in Atlanta, San Diego, Orlando and Panama City Beach.

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.