Police neutralize suspect shooting from apartment balcony in Fort Lauderdale

first_imgAuthorities in Fort Lauderdale are reporting that they have neutralized a subject who was shooting at people and cars from the fourth story of an apartment complex.The incident was reported Monday night in the area of Northeast 14th Avenue and Sixth street.Officials say they began receiving calls about the suspect who began shooting in the Victoria Park neighborhood.As calls about the incident began to come in, a witness flagged down an officer who was in the area.When authorities arrived, the gunman was still on his balcony.Authorities then opened fire from the ground floor, shooting the gunman in the stomach. The gunman was then taken to Broward Health Medical Center as a trauma patient.No one else was injured during the incident, however, authorities did report, a Hertz delivery van was struck by several bullets.The incident is still under investigation. Authorities say the suspect had no priors on his record.last_img read more

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Jhanielle Fowler-Reid, teammates injured in New Zealand crash

first_imgJamaica’s goal shooter Jhanielle Fowler-Reid was among several members of the ANZ Premiership league leading Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel who suffered minor injuries when their team bus was involved in a crash in New Zealand on Monday.The bus ended on its side near the intersection of Memorial Ave and Clyde Road in Riccarton after colliding with a car.Fowler along with center-court player Shannon Francois were released from hospital later in the day.The Steel however, will have to find replacements for four players for their game against the bottom-placed Mainland Tactix Wednesday.Among them are shooter Te Paea Selby-Rickit, who suffered a rib injury and was released Tuesday night, while Captain Wendy Frew was admitted overnight. She underwent surgery to repair injuries to her elbow and leg and was expected to be discharged later Tuesday (New Zealand time).Steel lead physiotherapist Corina Ngatuere said player recovery would be “gauged day by day” and remained the team’s top priority.“No decisions have been made regarding player availability for future games and won’t be until we are further through the recovery process,” she said.On Sunday, Fowler-Reid shot 91 per cent from the field, scoring 60 or her 66 shots as the unbeaten Southern Steel defeated WBOP Magic 78-59.last_img read more

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