An officer who was nearly run over outside Gaby's Lounge in Pembroke Pines opened fire on the suspect's car early Monday, police said. Witnesses comment on the shooting.
Police are looking for a suspect who tried to run over an officer and was shot at by the cop in Pembroke Pines Monday morning, officials said.
The incident happened just before 3 a.m. in the parking lot of Gaby's Lounge at 11226 Pines Boulevard when the unidentified suspect was found to have a firearm when he tried to enter the club, Pembroke Pines Police said.
The door man requested help from two off-duty officers but the suspect fled on foot when they approached him, police said.
The suspect got into an SUV and sped toward an on-duty officer who had responded to the scene, police said.
The officer was forced to fire but the suspect was able to flee the scene. No one was injured.
A perimeter was set up but police were unable to find the suspect or his car.
Police described the suspect as a black male, 5-foot-9, 165 pounds, between 25-35 years old, with short black hair.
Anyone with information is asked to call Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.