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Police looking for three suspects after nine people were shot on Hollywood's Boardwalk

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Posted at 6:55 AM, May 30, 2023
and last updated 2023-05-30 13:51:19-04

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Police are investigating a mass shooting that has left nine people injured in Broward County.

The Hollywood Police Department says they are looking to identify three people in connection to the shooting.

Public Information Officer for Hollywood Florida Police Department Deanna Bettineschi says at 6:42 p.m., Hollywood police received a call of multiple people shots on the North Boardwalk, adjacent to Hollywood Beach.


"Preliminary investigation reveals that this was, there was an altercation between two groups that resulted in gunfire," Bettineschi said.

Bettineschi said nine victims were taken to hospitals to be treated.

In all, four children from 16 months to 17 years old were hospitalized. The five adults were between 25 and 65.

Police said Tuesday that of the nine victims, three have been treated and discharged, while six others remain at the hospital in stable condition.

Hollywood police said officers were able to detain individuals after the shooting.

Hollywood shooting

While those who were detained were not identified as the shooters, two of them were arrested for firearms charges.

Police said as of Tuesday morning that five handguns were recovered, including two that were stolen.

One handgun was reported stolen from Texas, while the other was from Miami-Dade County.

Investigators are asking the community for help in identifying three people who they believe were involved in Monday's shooting.