Officers from the Lauderdale Police Department and Broward Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of an active shooter inside a grocery store at Lauderhill Mall.
Emergency response crews responded to the call around 12:15 PM EST at the Winn Dixie located at 1531 North State Road 7.
Lauderhill police are at the scene and deputies from the Broward Sheriff’s Office are investigating. SWAT team members were also called to the scene.
Police have asked people to avoid 1531 NSR7 Winn Dixie in Lauderhill, Florida while they investigate reports of an active shooter.
Local schools in the area have been placed on lockdown as a precaution.
Twitter user Nicole Fracesca says that the active shooters are at the Lauderhill Mall.
According to a tweet from Twitter user @_Enrique47, four people have been killed.
Furthermore, two separate Twitter users are indicating that the gunmen taken hostages:
About Lauderhill, Florida
Lauderhill, officially the City of Lauderhill, is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States.
As of the 2010 United States Census, the city’s population was 66,887.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.6 square miles.