Shooting in Pembroke Pines neighborhood injures two people (includes video story)

Authorities in Pembroke Pines are investigating a shooting.

Officers rushed to the Avant Apartment Complex on Pembroke Road at approximately 3:16 p.m. on Tuesday following reports of gunfire in the area.

First responders found two victims at the scene. A woman received treatment for a minor hand injury on-site, while a man with a gunshot wound to the leg was taken to Memorial Regional Hospital in stable condition.

“It’s happening everywhere now. I mean, in my own community,” said Kimberly Juarez, a resident at the Avant Apartment Complex. “I don’t even feel safe where I lay my head to sleep at night.”

No suspect descriptions or vehicle details have been provided, but authorities assure the community that there is no ongoing threat.

Nicole Sued is a junior at Florida International University majoring in digital communication and media. She is a bilingual reporter who is passionate about the entertainment industry and hopes to host a television show for Telemundo.