A mass shooting has taken place on Hollywood Beach Boardwalk in Hollywood, Florida, leaving several individuals injured including children. 9 people were transported to area hospitals, 5 were taken into custody and 1 person is possibly still at large in the 1200 block of N. Broadwalk or near the Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort. At least 3 victims are children according to reports from the scene.
Hollywood Mayor Josh Levy issued the following statement:
“Thank you to the good Samaritans, paramedics, police and emergency room doctors and nurses for their immediate response to aid the victims of today’s shooting.”
Local authorities swiftly responded to the distressing situation, deploying a significant police presence to the area. Emergency medical personnel were dispatched to provide immediate aid and transport the wounded to nearby hospitals.