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Shooting suspect in custody; 2 dead following incident on transit bus in Fort Lauderdale

Incident occurred in Broward County on Thursday
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Posted at 4:26 PM, Mar 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-17 20:33:28-04

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (WTXL) — Two people are dead and two others were injured following a shooting on a south Florida transit bus.

The Fort Lauderdale Police Department confirmed the deaths during a press conference Thursday.

The Fort Lauderdale Police Department confirmed in a post on Twitter a suspect was in custody and added four people were transported as a result of the shooting that occurred on a Broward County Transit bus on West Broward Blvd.

According to the post, the bus came to a stop in the parking lot of the Fort Lauderdale Police Department.

As a result, a car crash occurred, injuring an additional three people who were treated on the scene.