LAUDERDALE LAKES (CBSMiami) – A young boy was injured in a shooting at a Broward apartment building.READ MORE: Miami GP To Join F1 Calendar From 2022 In 10-Year Deal
Authorities say the boy was shot in the behind at the Seawind Lakes Apartments located on Northwest 36th Street.
According to Fire Rescue workers, they transported a 12-year-old boy with minor injuries.
Broward Sheriff’s detectives worked into the night, eventually placing an unidentified male in handcuffs and detaining him.
“Someone said they were looking for a shooter,” said Patricia, a resident of the apartment.READ MORE: Hollywood PD Investigating After Body Found In Burning Car
It’s still not clear what led to the shooting or who else was involved.
Deputies kept the crime scene area clear for several hours, keeping residents from returning to their homes.
“I am tired and I am hungry,” said resident Emma Pitt. “I want to go home.”
Some expressed frustration at the seemingly never ending violence.
“This is crazy,” said Patricia. “These people just need to straighten up. They really do.”MORE NEWS: FEMA-Funded Vaccine Sites To Resume Administering First Doses Of Pfizer Vaccine With J&J Shot Paused
Anyone with additional information is asked to call Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.