FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A 16-year-old boy remained at Broward Health Medical Center on Wednesday after officers accused his mother of shooting him and a man in Fort Lauderdale.
Gwendolyn Whitfield-Dorsey appeared in front of Broward Circuit Court Judge Tabitha Blackmon during a virtual hearing to face two counts of attempt premeditated murder.
During the hearing, a defense attorney said the 32-year-old mother worked at Publix.
Blackmon ordered Whitfield-Dorsey to undergo a mental health evaluation and to avoid all contact with her son and the man who was injured.
Officers arrested Whitfield-Dorsey on Tuesday near the intersection of Southwest 29th Avenue and Southwest 13th Court in the River Run neighborhood.