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VICTIM’S NAME RELEASED IN OAKLAND PARK SHOOTING

SIX-YEAR-OLD RECOVERING IN HOSPITAL

Date: May 4, 2013                                                                BSO Case Number: OP13-05-00495
                                                        
PIO# 13-5-7A                                                                        Time: 6:52 p.m.
 
Place of Occurrence: 5921 NE 2 Ter., Oakland Park
 
Jurisdiction: Oakland Park

Victim(s):

  • Angela Divin, 6 years, female, 5921 NE 2 Ter., Oakland Park (HOSPITALIZED)

Subject(s):

  • 13-year-old boy, name withheld pending investigation

Description of Incident:

Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives have released the name of the six-year-old girl shot by her brother over the weekend.


Angela Divin, 6 years, is recovering from injuries sustained after she was shot by her 13-year-old brother at their home in Oakland Park. Just before 7 p.m. Saturday, BSO deputies and Oakland Park Fire Rescue responded to 5921 NE 2 Ter. for the reported shooting. Divin was transported to Broward Health Medical Center by Oakland Park Fire Rescue, initially in critical condition but now reported to be improving.


The two children were home alone when the boy located the handgun in the house. The investigating into the shooting continues.

INVESTIGATORS: CID, Homicide, Crime Scene, Sgt. Ellwood, Dets. Tutler, Kogan, OPFR, CPIS
THIS REPORT BY:  Mike Jachles/PIO 05/06/13 1230

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