DETECTIVES SEEK SHOOTER IN LAUDERDALE LAKES HOMICIDE

Broward Sheriff's Office: Public Information Office
PIO Number:
20-10-6
BSO Case Number:
04-2010-000666  
Date:
Oct. 10, 2020
Time:
12:30 a.m.
Jurisdiction:
Lauderdale Lakes
Place of Occurrence:
3875 N.W. 19th St., Lauderdale Lakes
Victim:
Trabis Ward, 31, 8/18/1989, male, Fort Lauderdale (DECEASED)
Suspect(s):
Unknown
Description of Incident:

Broward Sheriff’s Office homicide detectives are searching for the unidentified suspect(s) who fatally shot Trabis Ward, 31, in Lauderdale Lakes early Saturday morning.

At around 12:30 a.m. on Oct. 10, Broward County Regional Communications received a call of a shooting at 3875 N.W. 19th St. in Lauderdale Lakes. When Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies arrived they found an unresponsive adult male lying on the ground in the parking lot of J & L Liquors suffering from a gunshot wound. Deputies immediately began rendering aid until Broward Sheriff’s Fire Rescue arrived. The victim was transported to Broward Health Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased.

BSO homicide detectives and crime scene unit responded to the location and are currently investigating the circumstances that led up to the shooting. 

Detectives believe multiple people witnessed the shooting and then fled. They are asking witnesses with any information to contact BSO Homicide Detectives Samantha Cottam at 954-321-4544 or Phillip Reynolds at 954-321-4210. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477) or online at browardcrimestoppers.org. Anonymous tips that lead to an arrest are eligible for a reward of up to $3,000 from Crime Stoppers. 

INVESTIGATORS:
Homicide Dets. S. Cottam & P. Reynolds, CID
Homicide Sgt. K. Forsberg, CID

THIS REPORT BY:
Miranda Grossman/PIO
10/10/20 1215

Lauderdale Lakes; BSFR