Man fatally shot while driving pickup truck in Fort Lauderdale
Victim identified as 25-year-old John Gurley
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A man was fatally shot over the weekend while driving a pickup truck in Fort Lauderdale, authorities confirmed Thursday.
The shooting occurred around 11:15 p.m. Sunday in the 700 block of Northwest Eighth Avenue.
According to Fort Lauderdale police, the victim, John Gurley, 25, of Fort Lauderdale, was driving a black Ford F-150 east on Northwest Eighth Street, between Northwest 10th Terrace and Eighth Avenue, when someone fired several shots at the vehicle.
Officers found the pickup truck a short time later and Gurley was taken to Broward Health Medical Center, where he died.
A motive for the shooting remains unknown.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Detective J. Saint-Jean at 954-828-5570.
Anonymous tips can be made by calling Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477. A reward of up to $3,000 is offered for anonymous tips that lead to an arrest.
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