Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale City Hall Left Damaged By Nearby Shooting

Two windows damaged after shooting; no injuries reported

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Police are investigating a shooting that caused damage to Fort Lauderdale City Hall early Tuesday.

Fort Lauderdale Police officials said ShotSpotter alerted them to the shooting at 11 North Andrews Avenue around 12:45 a.m.

No victims were found but officials said evidence was collected and officers determined a shooting did occur.

Around 8:30 a.m., it was discovered that two windows had been damaged at City Hall, and the damage was consistent with gunfire from the nearby shooting, officials said.

RAW: Police respond to investigate a shooting that caused damage at Fort Lauderdale City Hall.

Police are investigating the shooting and said it doesn't appear that City Hall was the intended target.

"The police department is conducting the investigation so they will determine whether or not these shots originated from that original call but at this point there’s no indication whatsoever that city hall was the intended target and there’s no threat to any employees or anyone working in the building," Fort Lauderdale spokesman Mike Jachles said.

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