BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA- According to the authorities, the shooting that occurred on a Broward County transit bus claimed the life of one. The gunman is still reported to be on the loose.
According to the Broward County Sheriff, the Department had responded to a call that was received shortly before 2.00 p.m. reporting of a shooting incident. The incident occurred on a transit bus near the intersection of Southwest 35th street and south state road 7 in West Park.
Upon reaching the crime scene location, the BSO and the fire rescue crew found a man with several gunshots in the stomach. He was immediately transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.
According to deputies, they failed to locate anyone responsible for the crime even after establishing a perimeter and canvassing the area for the shooter.
According to the news, the witnesses aboard are being interviewed while the bus which is now a crime scene was towed away.
The investigators are conducting investigations actively to identify the cause behind the shooting.
Any witnesses or anyone with information is requested to call Broward Crime stoppers at 954-493-8477.
BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA- A boil water notification was placed for different parts of Broward County, officials said. It was placed after low water pressure.
Water administration restored thousands of affected homes because of lightning strike at Broward’s water treatment plant.
County’s residents mentioned that lighting strike has affected the potential of pumping stations, which resulted into low water pressure in all of the lighthouse points.
According to officials, the bacteriological survey indicates that the water is safe to drink.
If water pressure remains low it may also affect the residents of Coconut Creek, according to officials.
Boil water investigation will remain under investigation until the water pressure is re-established in the entire system.
WEST PARK, FLORIDA: As per the reports, a driver fired shots at a Broward Sheriff’s Office deputy in West Park.
Records show the shooting happened around 4 a.m. Wednesday in the 5700 block of West Hallandale Beach Boulevard.
A suspicious vehicle was spotted and the deputy pulled up behind it to investigate. A Broward Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Gerdy St. Louis said the driver of the suspicious car stepped out and fired a shot at the deputy but the gunshot missed the deputy.
Reports say the driver then fled the scene in his car. The Broward Sheriff’s Office made a pursuit.
Officials along with the Hollywood Police Department set up a perimeter in the 5900 block of Dewey Street. However, the driver and his passenger were not found.
The investigation is active.
Anyone with information about the driver or passenger is urged to call Detective Matthew Cowart or Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477.
I-75, FLORIDA: As per the Florida Highway Patrol, a crash on Alligator Alley in Broward County left a teen dead and two injured.
Records show the deadly crash took place around 2:30 a.m in the northbound lanes of Interstate 75 near Mile Marker 42 Monday morning.
Lt. Yanko Reyes, a spokesman for the Florida Highway Patrol, said the crash involved two vehicles- a Hyundai Sonata and a Honda Civic.
According to the crash reports, the 18-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
The other two victims were airlifted to Broward Health Medical Center. Troopers said the victims suffered life-threatening injuries.
Officials were collecting evidence from the scene so all lanes were blocked. However, the lane reopened at 6:48 a.m.
The name of the victims has not been released.
Authorities are investigating the reason that led to the crash.
NORTH LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA: According to the Broward Sheriff’s Office, a woman was killed in a hit-and-run crash in North Lauderdale.
The reports say the crash happened on Tuesday night in the 1400 block of South State Road 7.
The pedestrian was crossing U.S. 441 when a car struck the pedestrian. The driver then fled the scene. Then the woman was hit by a second car. Reports say the driver of the second car stayed at the scene.
Authorities arrived at the scene and found the woman dead.
Investigators were collecting evidence at the scene so the northbound lanes of State Road 7 were closed for hours.
The identity of the victim has not been released.
The crash is under investigation. Anyone who has information about the case is urged to contact Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477.