MIAMI, FL— August 16, 2011 – The Broward Sherriff’s Office has launched an investigation into an injurious shooting that occurred in the parking lot of a Dania Beach motel at approximately 12 a.m. on Aug. 15. According to information provided by NBC Miami, while the shooting victim was rushed to Broward General Hospital after suffering multiple bullet wounds, the gunman’s whereabouts remain unknown.
Reports indicated employees at Red Carpet Inn, located along the 24000 block of State Road 84 (SR-84), called police when an unidentified man showed up at the front office after sustaining multiple gunshot wounds on the side of the motel. The masked gunman, who remains unidentified, subsequently fled the scene.
Broward deputies said they are looking for the shooter, who reportedly used a semi-automatic pistol during the violent attack. Witnesses alleged that the gunman’s four-door getaway car, which might be a Japanese model, was either maroon or a deep red colored vehicle.
Responding emergency medical services (EMS) personnel transported the shooting victim to Broward Medical Center. He remains hospitalized in stable condition. The search for the Dania Beach gunman is ongoing.
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