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Spring break in Fort Lauderdale: Shooting injures 1; video shows man hurting woman

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – After a shooting left one a man injured and a video showed a man hurting a woman, the Fort Lauderdale Police Department is increasing patrol units this weekend.

Detectives are still searching for a suspect in an early Thursday morning shooting. Officers found a man who works in the area injured at the 100 block of Southwest Third Avenue. Fire Rescue personnel took him to Broward Health Medical Center.

Police officers respond to a shooting on Thursday morning in Fort Lauderdale.

Officers were patrolling the crowded Las Olas and the Himmershee Village areas to enforce Broward County’s COVID-19-related restrictions.

Fort Lauderdale detectives are asking anyone with any information about the Thursday morning shooting, to call Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477.

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Roy Ramos joined the Local 10 News team in 2018. Roy is a South Florida native who grew up in Florida City. He attended Christopher Columbus High School, Homestead Senior High School and graduated from St. Thomas University.