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Woman’s gun malfunctioned during workplace shooting in Lauderhill, police say

A 27-year-old woman is accused of shooting her former boss at a Metro by T-Mobile store in Lauderhill.

LAUDERHILL, Fla. – A 27-year-old woman is accused of shooting her former boss at a Metro by T-Mobile store in Lauderhill.

Rachel Boisette, of Sunrise, shot at the man several times until her gun malfunctioned, police said.

Witnesses told detectives Boisette felt her firing was unfair, so on Friday afternoon, she walked in and out of the store at 5560 W. Oakland Park Blvd.

Rachel Boisette, a suspect in a workplace shooting in Lauderhill, surrendered and deputies booked her at the Broward County main jail on Saturday. (BSO)

Witnesses told detectives Boisette was trying to talk to the manager and he was ignoring her. Surveillance video shows her holding a gun, and the victim running.

Boisette left the store and later surrendered, police said. Records show deputies booked her on Saturday at the Broward County main jail. She is facing a felony charge of attempted murder.


About the Authors:

Liane Morejon is an Emmy-winning reporter who joined the Local 10 News family in January 2010. Born and raised in Coral Gables, Liane has a unique perspective on covering news in her own backyard.

The Emmy Award-winning journalist joined the Local 10 News team in 2013. She wrote for the Miami Herald for more than 9 years and won a Green Eyeshade Award.