FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies are investigating a shooting at a gas station near Fort Lauderdale that left one person injured.

BSO deputies responded to the Marathon gas station, located at 3090 Sunrise Blvd., just after 3 a.m., Thursday. Officials said one person was shot during what is being called an attempted robbery.

Surveillance video shows the victim walking out of the gas station and getting in his car. The shooter is then seen walking up to the car and opening fire.

“The victim was leaving the gas station when he was approached by the subject,” said BSO spokesperson Joy Oglesby. “That person tried to rob him and fired shots at him. Fortunately for the victim, he was able to get away.”

The victim fled to safety at a nearby apartment complex near Northwest 24th Avenue and Seventh Street. Deputies and Fire Rescue responded and transported the victim to Broward Health Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

“It’s not clear where the gunshots actually continued, but they did start at the gas station,” Oglesby said.

The shooter remains at large and deputies are investigating.

Oglesby is asking for any witnesses to come forward with information.

“At this point, if anybody recalls being at the gas station around 3 a.m. and hearing shots or hearing some commotion and remembering if they saw someone or something – any bit of information like that is essential to our detectives,” said Oglesby. “Heard something or saw something just before the shooting or just after the shooting, and those are the details we need.”

The shooter was wearing camouflage shorts, a dark hoodie and black Adidas sneakers at the time of the shooting.

If you have any information on this shooting, call Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a $3,000 reward.

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