MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Fort Lauderdale police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man inside an apartment.
Detectives said it happened Wednesday in the area of Northwest 13th Street and 2nd Avenue at around 8 a.m.READ MORE: Bob Dole, World War II Veteran, Senator & Presidential Nominee, Has Died At 98
Arriving officers found a dead man inside the home.
The alleged shooter reportedly tried to escape in the victim’s car and then barricaded herself inside when officers tried to approach her.READ MORE: Banksy 'Charlie Brown' Sells For $4 Million, While Child Prodigy Thrills Crowd With His Artwork
“Our SWAT team and our hostage negations team were called to the scene and after a brief confrontation with the suspect she did immediately surrender,” says Casey Liening, Fort Lauderdale Police Department spokesperson.
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Investigators are working to figure out what might have led to the incident.