Nine wounded in Hollywood, shooting.

Nine people have been wounded in a shooting on a crowded beach in Florida over the US Memorial Day holiday.

The shooting took place on the Hollywood Oceanfront Boardwalk, a popular area for beachgoers twenty miles north of Miami.

According to reports from Police, shots broke out during an altercation between two groups which left some persons injured including four children.

Police say they have arrested two people and are searching for three others in connection with the shooting.