9 injured in Florida beach shooting – police

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According to police, nine people were injured late Monday night as gunshots erupted along a packed beach broadwalk in Hollywood, Florida. Because of Memorial Day, a US national holiday, there were more people than normal in the neighborhood.

According to Deanna Bettineschi, a spokesperson for the Hollywood Police Department, the gunshot occurred amid an incident between two parties.

She also stated that one person of interest has been apprehended and another suspect is still at large.

Children are among the victims, according to Memorial Healthcare System spokesman Yanet Obarrio Sanchez. Four youngsters were among the victims, according to local media.

Multiple gunshots were heard, witnesses told the Associated Press. According to one eyewitness, “several young men were fighting in front of the stores when one pulled a gun.”