Police say city hall not intended target of Ft. Lauderdale shooting


FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Bullets ripped into city hall in Fort Lauderdale last week and now, police are saying the building was not the intended target.

The Fort Lauderdale Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred at approximately 12:45 a.m. on Tuesday, June 22nd at 11 North Andrews Avenue in the city of Fort Lauderdale. Preliminary investigation has revealed patrol officers responded to the area following a ShotSpotter notification.

Evidence was collected on scene which determined a shooting did occur. No victims were located at or near the scene. At approximately 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 22nd, Fort Lauderdale Police received a call reporting damage to two windows at the City Hall building. This damage appears to be consistent with gunfire from the shooting which occurred nearby.

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No injuries were reported from City Hall. The investigation into the incident is ongoing but at this time, City Hall does not appear to be the intended target.