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Video Shows Man Threatening Victim With Machete Before Shooting Him in Oakland Park

Surveillance video shows a man threatening another with machete before shooting him

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Broward Sheriff's Office detectives released surveillance video Friday of a man threatening another with a machete before shooting him in Oakland Park.

It happened around 1:49 a.m. on June 6 near 3800 North Andrews Avenue.

In the video, two men are seen exchanging words outside of a store. Suddenly, the subject is seen taking a machete from his pants and waving it towards the victim.

Broward Sheriff's Office detectives released surveillance video of a man threatening another with a machete before shooting him in Oakland Park. NBC 6's Amanda Plasencia reports

Detectives said the conversation continued as the man approached the victim with the machete. The man then walked away, but returned moments later now pointing a gun at the victim and shooting him, the video showed.

Oakland Park Fire Rescue responded to reports of shots fired and found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound. Paramedics arrived and the victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment. He survived his injury.

After the man shot the victim, surveillance video showed him fleeing in a four-door dark-colored Infiniti. 

Anyone with information about the suspect's identity is asked to contact Broward Crime Stoppers at (954) 493-TIPS.

Any information that leads to an arrest in this case is eligible for a reward of up to $5,000.

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