Hollywood Police Apprehend One Suspect in a Memorial Day Mass Shooting

Fort Lauderdale, FL — Officials with the Hollywood Police Department said on Saturday that they had arrested one person suspected of being a gunman.

However, two other people suspected of being involved in the mass shooting on the Hollywood Broadwalk on Memorial Day, which left at least nine people hurt and sent people running for safety, were still at large.

A written statement named Ariel Cardahn Paul, Jordan Burton, and Lionel JeanCharles Jr. as the shooters. Each is facing multiple charges, including one count of first-degree attempted murder, eight counts of second-degree attempted murder, and one count of carrying a concealed firearm.

The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force and the Hollywood Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit caught Burton around 1:30 p.m., according to the police.

Investigators didn’t say right away where or how Burton was found or why he was jailed.

Police asked the public for help to find Paul and Jean Charles.

“We need the public’s help to find the remaining suspects,” the police said in a statement. “This senseless act of violence has major legal consequences, and they will have to answer for the injuries they caused and face these charges. They let down our community, and they need to come forward.”

Police say that a fight between two different groups led to a shooting in the 1200 block of N. Broadwalk, near the Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort, around 6:30 p.m.

Officials say no one died, but nine people were hurt, including four children between the ages of 1 and 17. Adults between the ages of 25 and 65 were hurt.

According to the police statement, seven of the nine people who were hurt have been freed from local hospitals. Two people are still in the hospital, but their conditions are stable.

Two other suspects were taken into custody right after the killing on charges of having weapons.

They were both 18 years old and were named Keshawn Paul Stewart and Morgan Deslouches.

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