Police are investigating a pair of shootings in Hollywood that left one man dead and a teen critically injured. Neighbor Soojie Mohan and Hollywood Police spokesman Sgt. Pablo Vanegas comment.
A 20-year-old man is dead and a teen was in critical condition following separate shootings in Hollywood Friday, officials said.
The first shooting happened around 5:15 p.m. at 900 N. 66th Avenue, Hollywood Police said.
Officers responding to a 911 call of gunshots found the 16-year-old victim shot. He was taken to the intensive care unit at Memorial Regional Hospital where he was in critical condition, police said.
A witness said he saw a white male with a white T-shirt over his face fleeing from the area, police said.
The second shooting happened about 9:15 p.m. on South 29th Terrace and Jackson Street.
The 20-year-old victim, identified as Donavin Johnson, died at Memorial Regional Hospital, where he had been taken in critical condition, officials said.
A witness said they saw a white sedan in the area at the time of the second shooting.
Neighbor Soojie Mohan said she heard the gunshots.
"I just heard five gunshots, I was in the bathroom," she said. "This is the first time, I've been here for 13 years and never seen anything like this."
Police have not said whether the shootings are related. Both are being investigated.
Anyone with information is asked to call Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.
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