FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Fort Lauderdale police were involved in a deadly shooting Sunday night.
Just after 9 p.m., they received a call that a man was waving a gun around in the 4000 block of North Ocean Drive.READ MORE: CVS, NAACP Team Up To Get COVID Vaccines To People Of Color In South Florida
Arriving officers found the man in a shopping plaza. Police said the man got into a confrontation with officers who ultimately shot him.
He was taken to Broward Health Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.READ MORE: Eye On Earth: 'One Of The Most Peaceful Places In South Florida': Wakodahatchee Wetlands
Bullets from the shooting shattered several businesses’ windows in the plaza.
Fort Lauderdale police said their officers were not hurt in the incident.
A relative of the man who was shot said he was going through difficult times with his family and was possibly facing eviction. He was living in a hotel across the street from the plaza where he was shot.MORE NEWS: Hundreds Benefit From Much-Needed Provisions At Miami Springs Food Distribution
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating the shooting.