BSO DETECTIVES ARREST MAN IN WEEKEND HOMICIDE

Broward Sheriff's Office: Public Information Office

PIO Number:
21-7-21
BSO Case Number:
01-2107-000468
Date:
July 17, 2021
Time:
5:20 p.m.
Jurisdiction:
West Park 
Place of Occurrence:
5291 S.W. 21st St., West Park 
Victim:
Adult male, name withheld, Marsy’s Law (DECEASED)
Suspect:
Kenyon Key, 25, 10/30/1995, male, 2850 N.W. Eighth Court, Fort Lauderdale 
Description of Incident:

Broward Sheriff’s Office homicide detectives arrested a Fort Lauderdale man for the fatal shooting of a man in West Park this past weekend. 

Around 5:20 p.m. on Saturday, July 17, BSO deputies were called to an address in the 5200 block of Southwest 21st Street in reference to a shooting. Deputies found the male victim suffering from gunshot wounds. Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue responded and transported the victim to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced deceased. 

The preliminary investigation revealed that the victim and the suspect, Kenyon Key, got into a verbal argument, and Key shot the victim, killing him. Deputies detained Key on scene and, following an investigation by homicide detectives, Key was arrested for first degree murder. 

INVESTIGATORS:
Dets. K. Nitsch & L. Bonhomme, CID
Sgt. K. Forsberg, CID

THIS REPORT BY:
Carey Codd/Sr. PIO
7/20/2021 1415

West Park 
Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue