Oakland Park, Florida – Broward County authorities are actively investigating the circumstances of a shooting that took place in the early hours of Sunday. The incident unfolded shortly before 2:30 a.m. on the 100 block of Northeast 56th Street, situated in the heart of Oakland Park.
Several shots have been fired
One resident recounted the ordeal to Local 10 News reporter Joseph Ojo, stating, “he heard several shots” that abruptly disturbed his sleep that Sunday morning. Additional neighborhood sources, preferring to remain anonymous, expressed suspicions that the residence at the center of the gunfire might have been operating as an AirBnb.
They disclosed to Local 10 News’ Joseph Ojo that a young individual fell victim to what seemed to be a drive-by shooting.
Responding with haste after the incident was reported, Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies, alongside Oakland Park Fire Rescue personnel, found a young male suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was promptly attended to by paramedics and transported to a nearby hospital, where he was reportedly in stable condition.
While details are scant, deputies have confirmed that the probe into the shooting is ongoing as they work to unravel the events that led to this act of violence.