Officers search for gunman in Lexus after 1 injured in Broward road rage shooting

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. – A man was injured during a suspected road rage shooting on Thursday afternoon in Pembroke Pines. Officers are searching for the gunman who was driving a gray or silver Lexus sports utility vehicle.

Symmonia Hobbs said she heard four to five gunshots while she was working at a nearby Jiffy Lube. She said traffic along Pines Boulevard near Northwest 84th Avenue came to a stop.

“Once I heard the shots ... I saw a car in the middle of the street and there was a bystander or passenger, or another car that pulled over, and they were standing over a body that was in the middle of the street,” Hobbs said.

The victim of a "road rage" shooting was in a silver BMW, and the shooter fled in a silver or gray Lexus sports utility vehicle on Thursday in Broward County.

The shooter’s motive appeared to be road rage, a spokesperson from the Pembroke Pines Police Department wrote on Twitter.

Officers said the gunman fled westbound on Pines Boulevard.

The man injured was driving a silver BMW and was rushed to a hospital. His condition is at this point not known.

“I’m shaken up. This is very hard,” said a relative of the victim who went to the scene moments after learning her loved one was shot.

Shell casing and blood could be seen on the pavement by that car. The area was closed to traffic as investigators collected evidence.

Officers are asking anyone with information about the gunman to call 911 or Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477.

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