HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – Hollywood police are investigating a shooting that left one person dead Wednesday.
The shooting was reported around 10:45 a.m. at Flex Tint Shop in the 5800 block of Rodman Street.
A witness told Local 10 News that he heard six or seven gunshots. He said he then saw one male victim being taken away to a hospital.
Police said they received reports that someone opened fire in the area. The victim was rushed to Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood where he died from his injuries, said Christian Lata of Hollywood PD.
Barbara Malcolm told Local 10 News that she’s known the victim and his family for many years and that they sometimes even held cookouts at the tint shop.
“He is a good person with a clean heart, a very nice person,” she said. “He’s a sweetheart. He’s an angel.”
The area where the shooting happened is commercial, with several body shops and other similar businesses nearby.
Police are reviewing surveillance video from the area in hopes of identifying the shooter.
Anyone with further information is asked to call Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477.