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PIO Number: 17-7-1a (17-7-1)               BSO Case Number: 90-1707-000866

Date: July 5, 2017                                     Time: 4:21 a.m.

Jurisdiction: Unincorporated Broward County

Place of Occurrence: 2829 W. Broward Blvd., unincorporated Broward County

Victim(s): Wendell Soliphar, 23, male, 9/16/93, Address at large (DECEASED)

                 Louis Simon, 30, male, 2/3/87, Address at large (DECEASED)

                 One adult male (INJURED)

Suspect(s): Unidentified

Description of Incident:

Broward Sheriff’s Office homicide detectives have identified the two men fatally shot July 5 at a nightclub in unincorporated Broward County.

Wendell Soliphar, 23, was found dead at a club at 2829 W. Broward Blvd. Also killed was Louis Simon, 30. Simon and a third victim were located at an area hospital. Simon has a number of aliases including Tony Josephs and “F 1.” The third victim, whom detectives aren’t identifying at this time, had injuries that were not life threatening.

The homicide investigation into the early-morning shooting continues.

Anyone with information is asked to contact BSO Homicide Det. Walter Foster at 954-321-4219. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477) or online at Anonymous tips that lead to an arrest are eligible for a reward of up to $3,000.

INVESTIGATORS:                                                        THIS REPORT BY: 

Homicide Dets. Foster & Curcio                                     Joy Oglesby/PIO                                                                                Central Broward, Crime Scene, BSFR                           7/5/17    1900 

Posted At: 07/05/2017 07:13 PM


  • 17-7-1a - From left to right: Louis Simon and Wendell Soliphar. Simon is also known as Tony Josephs and "F1."

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