Suspect fatally shot outside South Fla. Days Inn
OAKLAND PARK, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say one man died and a Broward Sheriff's deputy and a motel guest were injured during a shooting outside a Days Inn near Fort Lauderdale.
Sheriff's spokeswoman Veda Coleman-Wright says the shooting happened early Wednesday as the sheriff's fugitive squad, Fort Lauderdale police and the U.S. Marshals Office tracked a murder suspect.
When they approached the suspect in the parking lot of the Days Inn, the man pulled a gun on them. Officers shot him.
Coleman-Wright says the man died at the scene. An officer hurt his arm and was treated at the hospital.
A motel guest was injured and taken to the hospital.
The Days Inn is located on Oakland Park Boulevard near Interstate 95.
Authorities urge motorists to avoid the area.
No further details were immediately available.
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