Man killed in Hallandale Beach shooting where SUV riddled with bullets

Source: WPLG

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HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. – A man was shot and killed overnight near the intersection of Hallandale Beach Boulevard and NW 8th Avenue, police say.

A silver Chevy Tahoe riddled with bullets could be seen crashed up against the side of a T-Mobile store before dawn, with detectives surrounding it. The SUV, which has a Tennessee license plate, has since been towed away.

The victim’s body was found half a block away, Hallandale Beach police say.

Based on their initial investigation, the victim was located at 730 West Hallandale Beach Blvd. with multiple gunshot wounds at 11:35 p.m. Monday. Police say they made lifesaving attempts but the victim was pronounced dead on the scene by fire rescue.

There were about a dozen evidence markers on the street early Tuesday indicating bullet casings. The building the Tahoe was up against also had bullet holes.

Police have not yet released the victim’s identity or a possible motive for the shooting.

Mirela Ercan, who owns a business across the street, said she got a frantic call from her overnight clerk just after midnight telling her what he saw and heard.

“He heard multiple shots and a car crashed into the building,” Ercan said. She says the clerk described rapid gunfire and a car speeding away before he called 911.

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