Woman hurt in shooting at Hollywood hotel

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – Hollywood police are investigating a shooting that was reported Monday morning at a hotel.

According to police, the shooting was reported just before 7 a.m. in the 2600 block of North 26th Avenue.

Police said officers arrived at the scene and found one woman who was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

“She was given first aid and transported by Hollywood Fire Rescue to memorial regional hospital as a trauma alert,” Officer Christian Lata, a Hollywood police spokesperson, said.

Lata later said the woman was in stable condition.

A Local 10 News crew was outside the La Quinta later in the morning as police blocked off the area with crime scene tape. Police also had a person of interest in custody.

It’s not clear what charges the person of interest could face.

It’s unclear whether the shooting happened inside or just outside of the hotel.

Some hotel guests were temporarily kept from accessing their rooms.

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Amanda Batchelor is the Digital Executive Producer for Local10.com.

Saira Anwer joined the Local 10 News team in July 2018. Saira is two-time Emmy-nominated reporter and comes to South Florida from Madison, Wisconsin, where she was working as a reporter and anchor.