HOLLYWOOD (CBSMiami) – Hollywood police are searching for a man a witness says fled the scene after shooting a 16-year-old teen Friday.

Hollywood Police Department responded to call regarding gunshots being heard at 900 N. 66 Avenue around 5 p.m. Friday.

According to authorities, Jacob Rivera, upon police arrival, had been shot and was then transported by Hollywood Fire Rescue to Memorial Regional Hospital.

A witness told police that he saw a white male, with a white t-shirt over his face, running away from the scene.

The victim of the shooting remains in critical condition.

Police are asking for any witnesses or anyone with any information to contact the Hollywood Police Department at (954)967-HELP or call Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477).


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