FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – A woman was rushed to the hospital Thursday morning after she was shot in Coconut Creek.

According to police, the shooting took place just after 7 a.m. at Advenir South apartment complex, which is off Cocoplum Circle.

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A witness said the woman was shot by her ex-boyfriend who drove off.

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“My boyfriend saw the car speeding off and I saw her screaming, so I ran to her and called the police,” she said.

The injured woman was taken to Broward Health North. Detectives are interviewing a person of interest in the investigation.

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The suspect was eventually caught in Miami Gardens. He was identified by police as Saivon Cruse. He faces a charge of attempted 1st-degree murder.

CBSMiami.com Team