BSO HOMICIDE DETECTIVES INVESTIGATE FATAL SHOOTING OF A CHILD IN TAMARAC

Broward Sheriff's Office: Public Information Office
PIO Number:
23-11-20
BSO Case Number:
07-2311-003130
Date:
Nov. 25, 2023
Time:
8:19 a.m.
Jurisdiction:
Tamarac 
Place of Occurrence:
Near the 3000 block of West Commercial Boulevard, Tamarac
Victim:
3-year-old female, name withheld, Marsy’s Law (DECEASED)
Subject(s):
Unknown  
Description of Incident:
Broward Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit detectives are investigating a shooting in Tamarac that left a child dead.

At approximately 8:19 a.m., on Saturday, Nov. 25, Broward County Regional Communications received a call reporting a shooting near the 3000 block of West Commercial Boulevard in Tamarac. Broward Sheriff’s Office district deputies and Tamarac Fire Rescue responded. On scene, deputies located a child suffering from a gunshot wound. The child was accompanied by an adult female. Deputies quickly established a perimeter to investigate. Paramedics pronounced the child deceased on scene. BSO’s Homicide Unit detectives were notified and responded to the scene. 

BSO investigators with the assistance of Lauderhill Police Department detained two occupants of a U-haul truck located in Lauderhill in connection with the shooting. The individuals were subsequently released.

BSO Homicide detectives continue to investigate the circumstances leading up to this fatal shooting. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact BSO Homicide Unit Detective Kevin Nitsch at 954-321-4876 or submit a tip through the SaferWatch app. If you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477), online at browardcrimestoppers.org, or dial **TIPS (8477) from any cellphone in the United States.

INVESTIGATORS:
Homicide Dets. K. Nitsch, S. Hegedus, CID
Homicide Sgt. W. DeJesus, CID

Tamarac; Tamarac Fire Rescue

THIS REPORT BY:
Claudinne Caro/Bilingual PIO
11/26/2023 1318