Girl shot in front of market in Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Police are investigating a shooting that left a child injured over the weekend. It happened outside Tony’s Market in the 800 block of Northwest 22nd Road on Sunday night.

According to Fort Lauderdale police, they received reports of gunshots around 9:48 p.m. — the caller said that a child had been shot during the incident.

“Upon arrival, one juvenile victim was located,” police told Local 10 News.

The victim was rushed to Broward Health Medical Center, but at this time there is no further information such as the extent of injuries or condition.

Local 10 News learned that the victim was a young girl.

Police said it is a preliminary investigation and they are working to gather details and evidence.

(Local 10 News assignment editor Wilson Louis contributed to this story.)

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