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TWO SHOT DEAD NEAR FORT LAUDERDALE

PIO Number: 02-8-54

TWO SHOT DEAD NEAR FORT LAUDERDALE

BSO Case Number: BS02-08-12861

Victim(s): 1. Unidentified male (DECEASED)
2. Unidentified male (DECEASED)

Suspect(s): undetermined

Description of Incident:

The Broward Sheriff's Office is investigating the deaths of two men who were shot and killed at an apartment complex near Fort Lauderdale.

At 1:49 p.m. today BSO deputies were dispatched to the Driftwood Terrace apartment complex after 911 operators received reports of gunshots in the area. Arriving deputies found two men lying mortally wounded outside the building at 3128 NW 19th Street.

BSO Homicide and Crime Scene detectives responded to the scene to investigate. While the complex is but could find no witnesses. Anyone with information as to how or why the two men died is urged to call the Broward Sheriff's Office at 954-765-4321 or CrimeStoppers, anonymously, at 954-493-TIPS.

It is believed that both men died as a result of the gunshot wounds they sustained, however the exact cause of death will be officially established by the Broward Medical Examiner following autopsies.

The names of the deceased (both young adult black males) are being withheld until they are positively identified and next of kin are notified.

INVESTIGATORS: THIS REPORT BY:
Sgt. R. O’Neil, Sgt. J. Murray, Lt. R. Reilly, CI Jim Leljedal / PIO
Chief S. Canfield, Sgt. G. Jarboe, Sgt. R. Collazo, Dist. 5 8/27/02 4:30 pm

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