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Overnight Broward shooting sends man to hospital

Investigators say the victim was shot in Plantation and made his way to a Fort Lauderdale gas station before being taken to Broward Health Medical Center.

PLANTATION, Fla. – A man was rushed to a hospital after an early-morning shooting Monday in Broward County.

Plantation police say the victim was shot along the 200 block of State Road 7 in their city.

The man wound up at the Marathon gas station off Broward Boulevard and Southwest 18th Avenue in Fort Lauderdale around 3:30 a.m.

There, the victim received help from Fort Lauderdale police officers, who applied a tourniquet to his arm.

The victim was then taken to Broward Health Medical Center.

Plantation police continue to investigate the shooting. Detectives have not yet provided a motive.


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Trent Kelly is an award-winning multimedia journalist who joined the Local 10 News team in June 2018. Trent is no stranger to Florida. Born in Tampa, he attended the University of Florida in Gainesville, where he graduated with honors from the UF College of Journalism and Communications.