Man hospitalized after drive-by shooting in Lauderhill

LAUDERHILL, FLA. (WSVN) - Rescue crews have taken a man to the hospital after he was shot while riding in a car in Lauderhill.

Lauderhill Police and Fire Rescue units responded to a shopping plaza near West Oakland Park Boulevard and Northwest 56th Avenue, at around 4:30 p.m., Saturday.

According to investigators, someone inside a white Kia opened fire on a white Dodge Durango as both vehicles traveled northbound along the 2900 block of Northwest 56th Avenue.

The bullets caused a flat tire, prompting the driver of the Durango to pull into the nearby shopping plaza. The three people inside the SUV then went inside an ice cream shop, where an employee noticed one of them had suffered a gunshot would to the foot. The employee then called 911.

Paramedics transported the victim to Florida Medical Center in Lauderhill in stable condition. He is expected to be OK.

Police are searching for an armed man who was last seen inside the Kia. He stands 6 feet tall and was last seen wearing a black shirt and black pants.

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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