Man found shot after altercation with Lauderhill store clerk

LAUDERHILL, FLA. (WSVN) - Rescue crews have taken a man to the hospital after, police said, he was found with a gunshot wound following an argument with a clerk at a convenience store in Lauderhill that escalated into gunfire, Sunday afternoon.

According to Lauderhill Police, the victim went into the Kwik Pick Food Store near Northwest 55th Avenue and 19th Street, at around 4 p.m. He then got into an altercation with the male employee.

Investigators said both men went outside and discharged their firearms. The customer then got into his car and drove off. However, he only made it several hundred feet before he crashed the vehicle.

When police arrived, they found the victim with an apparent gunshot wound.

Paramedics transported the victim to Broward Health Medical Center in unknown condition.

Police set up a perimeter and urged residents to avoid the area.

It remains unclear at this point whether the clerk will face any charges.

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