BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. – A man was injured Tuesday morning in a drive-by shooting near Fort Lauderdale, authorities confirmed.
The shooting was reported in the 2800 block of Northwest Sixth Court.
Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies put up crime scene tape in front of several homes during the investigation.
More than a dozen evidence markers were placed on the ground.
The victim’s mother told Local 10 News reporter Annaliese Garcia that her 18-year-old son had just pulled up to their home in a silver Infiniti when the shots were fired.
“We was in the bed sleeping and we heard gunshots – probably about 20, 30 gunshots – (I) fell to the floor, turn around, my son Jah Jah, my baby boy, had got shot,” Lakesha Hugley said.
A total of 19 shots were fired.
Another family member said the teen, who is a local rapper, was just getting home from the recording studio when the shooting occurred.
The teen, whose real name is Jareea Bell, was shot in the chest and was rushed to a local hospital.
It’s unclear whether Bell was the target of the shooting.
Anyone with further information is asked to call Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477. All callers will remain anonymous.