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Fort Lauderdale police officer shot at Holiday Inn Express

Authorities have not yet confirmed if any suspects have been apprehended.



A police officer in Fort Lauderdale was transported to the hospital after sustaining a gunshot wound.

Dozens of officers and a SWAT team have gathered at the parking garage area of a Holiday Inn Express on SE 17th Street, just west of the causeway.

The injured officer was taken to Broward Health Medical Center with injuries described as non-life-threatening.

Authorities have not disclosed the circumstances leading to the shooting.

A hotel guest expressed shock, recounting how she observed a flurry of police activity and was informed of the incident by others outside the hotel premises.

Traffic on 17th Street is being rerouted.