Police name victim of apparent drive-by shooting in Fort Lauderdale – NBC 6 South Florida

Police have released the name of the man killed in a drive-by shooting that injured four other people in Fort Lauderdale on Friday. They also found the suspect's vehicle involved.

According to Fort Lauderdale police, 33-year-old Michael McKinney was shot and killed around 7:10 p.m. in the 2300 block of Northwest 8th Street.

Authorities said they found him and four other victims at the scene with life-threatening injuries. McKinney was pronounced dead at Broward Health Medical Center.

One victim was still in critical condition Friday night, Fort Lauderdale police said. The other three are stable and are expected to survive.

People in the Franklin Park community say they heard nothing except the sound of gunshots Friday night.

“About 40 shots, I heard about 40 shots,” one woman said.

A woman did not want to appear on camera, but said she knew the five men who were shot.

“It's hurtful because these are people you know,” she said. “We're tired of crying. It doesn't have to be family to love someone. It's sad.”

She says she was just a few feet away from them when she heard the shots and saw people running away.

“I jumped up and ran in that direction. What the hell, I was supposed to stay right here. I don't know where I was running, but I wanted to get out of here as fast as possible,” she said.

The woman says she has lived in the community for 18 years and crime has gotten worse. Although she is not shocked, she wants something to change.

“Let’s all get along,” she said.

Fort Lauderdale police have said the investigation into the shooting is ongoing. They said they identified and located a suspicious vehicle Friday night, but did not provide any information on a possible motive or suspect.

Authorities are asking the public for cooperation to obtain further details about the incident and the identities of the suspects involved.

“Anyone with information about this shooting or who can identify those responsible should contact Fort Lauderdale Police immediately,” said FLPD spokesman Ali Adamson.