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