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Man dies after being shot in head in Oakland Park

A man was rushed to Broward Health Medical Center on Monday after he was shot in the head, fire rescue officials said.
A man was rushed to Broward Health Medical Center on Monday after he was shot in the head, fire rescue officials said.

OAKLAND PARK, Fla. – A man was rushed to Broward Health Medical Center on Monday after he was shot in the head, fire rescue officials said.

It happened at a home off Northwest 44th Street and 21st Avenue in Oakland Park.

Broward Sheriff’s Office Fire Rescue first got a call about the shooting around noon.

Man shot in the head in Oakland Park

The victim was taken to the hospital as a trauma alert but authorities later said he did not make it.

Neighbors and family members told Local 10 News it appeared the woman who lives in the home officers were focusing on is the person who shot the man, and that the two knew each other.

Authorities have not provided any information on the identity of the woman or the man who was killed. One person has been taken into police custody.

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About the Authors:

Alex Finnie joined the Local 10 News team in May 2018. South Florida is home! She was raised in Miami and attended the Cushman School and New World School of the Arts for high school.

David Selig is the Digital Executive Producer at WPLG, overseeing Local10.com.