1 Killed, 4 Injured in Fort Lauderdale Block Party Shooting: Police - NBC 6 South Florida

1 Killed, 4 Injured in Fort Lauderdale Block Party Shooting: Police

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    Four people were injured, one was killed after a shooting in Ft. Lauderdale. The shooter is still on the run. NBC 6 Reporter Erika Glover has the story. (Published Saturday, June 24, 2017)

    A shooting in Fort Lauderdale claimed the life of one person and left four others injured early Saturday morning, police say.

    According to Fort Lauderdale Police Department spokesperson Tracy Figone, the shooting occurred at 2335 NW 16th Court around 1:15 a.m.

    When officers arrived, they discovered that five males had been shot. The four men who were injured were transported to Broward Health Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries. One man was pronounced dead on scene.

    Fort Lauderdale detectives identified the man who was killed as 22-year-old Jerrod Bel Air.

    Police identified the three adults wounded as Tony Harden, 27, Tevin Dean, 22, and Christopher Smith, 24. Officials have not identified the 16-year-old male who was also injured.

    Investigators say the victims were attending a large block party in the neighborhood when an unknown suspect or suspects starting shooting into the crowd of people.

    Detectives are encouraging anyone who was at or near the incident to please contact police at 954-828-5534.

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