LAUDERDALE LAKES, FLA. (WSVN) - A subject was detained for questioning after one person was shot at a Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant in Lauderdale Lakes, authorities said.

Broward County Sheriff’s Office and Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue units responded to the scene of the shooting along the 3900 block of West Oakland Park Boulevard, at around 8:30 a.m., Monday.

According to BSO, the shooting happened at the drive-thru. Upon arrival, deputies discovered one individual suffering from a gunshot wound.

“When the shooting occurred, occurred outside, again, in the drive-thru area,” said BSO spokesperson Miranda Grossman. “Now, luckily, during all of this, no one else was injured. This happened at around 8:30 this morning, when people are getting their coffee, getting their breakfast and heading to work, and could’ve been much worse. They located him in the drive-thru area of the Dunkin’ Donuts behind me, so outside of it.”

Paramedics transported the injured individual to an area hospital for medical treatment. Their condition is currently unknown.

Deputies said that the alleged shooter is an employee of Dunkin’ Donuts and has been detained.

It is unclear if charges will be brought against the suspect.

As of Monday afternoon, investigators have not disclosed the suspect’s identity.

Initially, deputies believed the shooter had barricaded himself inside the Dunkin’, so they surrounded it and then went inside. But the suspect wasn’t there.

“They weren’t sure if the shooter had barricaded himself inside the Dunkin Donuts. He did not, and he had actually fled,” said Grossman.

Witnesses described how the incident played out.

“And a guy said that one guy shot another guy, three times, he heard three gunshots,” said one woman.

Authorities said the scene is still active and residents are urged to avoid the area until further notice.

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