15-year-old boy identified as victim killed in Fort Lauderdale shooting

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A 15-year-old boy has been identified as the victim who was fatally shot Monday in Fort Lauderdale, authorities confirmed Tuesday morning.

An abandoned gun and a pair of black Gucci rubber slides were left on the pavement after the shooting in the area of Chateau Park Drive and Northwest 12th Street, near the Lauderdale Manors Park Pool.

Police officers and Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue personnel responded to the area.

A crime scene technician takes pictures of a gun, a pair of sandals and other evidence after a shooting on Monday in Fort Lauderdale. (Copyright 2022 by WPLG Local10.com - All rights reserved.)

A Fire Rescue crew rushed the victim as a trauma alert to Broward Health Medical Center, where the teen later died.

The shooting remains under investigation, according to Casey Liening, a spokeswoman for the Fort Lauderdale Police Department.

Police dogs were searching for clues late Monday night. The crime scene included a parked car that had the driver’s side window shattered and at least two bullet holes. A truck towed it away as evidence.

Fort Lauderdale police was seen passing out flyers hoping that the community can come together to find the suspect involved.

Detectives were asking anyone with information about the case to call Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477.

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Local 10 News Assignment Desk Editor Luis Castro and Photojournalist Curt Calhoon contributed to this report.

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