Young Woman Shot and Killed in Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale Police are investigating after a young woman was shot and killed Sunday night.

The shooting happened around 7:30 p.m. in the 700 block of Northwest 3rd Avenue. When officers responded to the address, they found a woman unconscious and heavily bleeding, officials said.

The woman was taken to Broward Health Medical Center where she later died. Police later identified her as 18-year-old Lakendra Jones.

Detectives are investigating the shooting and are asking anyone with information to call Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.

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