Man, 9-year-old girl shot near Foster Park in Hallandale Beach

Witness said she heard at least 10 gunshots

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HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. – A man and a 9-year-old girl were shot Tuesday afternoon near Foster Park in Hallandale Beach, authorities confirmed.

Police said gunfire erupted after a fight broke out in the area of Foster Road and Northwest Sixth Avenue.

A witness told Local 10 News reporter Janine Stanwood that she heard at least 10 gunshots.

Quan Green, who works a nearby corner store, said she ran to lock the outside gate, fearing for her life.

"'Let me lock the door. No one come on here.' That was is for me," Green said.

Police focused their attention on a gray Mazda van that had a shattered back window. Detectives said the girl was inside the car when she was shot.

Police said they are questioning multiple people; however, no arrests have been made.

"We're still in the very, very preliminary stages, so we're still questioning witnesses and trying to gather information at this time," Capt. Rashana Dabney-Donovan, of the Hallandale Beach Police Department, said. 

The victims were taken to Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood. Police said the victims suffered non-life-threatening injuries. 


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