MAN CRASHES INTO A BUILDING AND DIES AFTER BEING SHOT IN WEST PARK

Broward Sheriff's Office: Public Information Office

PIO Number:
21-5-17
BSO Case Number:
01-2105-000520
Date:
May 17, 2021
Time:
6:55 p.m.
Jurisdiction:
West Park
Place of Occurrence:
5823 W. Hallandale Beach Blvd., West Park 
Victim(s):
Driver - Male, name temporarily withheld pending Marsy’s Law (DECEASED) 
Passenger – Female, name temporarily withheld pending Marsy’s Law
Suspect(s):
Unidentified
Description of Incident:

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Broward Sheriff’s Office homicide detectives are investigating a shooting that left one man dead in West Park Monday night. 

At approximately 6:55 p.m., Monday, May 17, Broward County Regional Communications received a call in reference to a crash at 5823 W. Hallandale Beach Blvd. in West Park. As BSO deputies were responding to the location, they received updated information advising that the crash was a result of a drive-by shooting. 

Preliminary investigation revealed that one of the victims was driving a vehicle in the eastbound lanes of West Hallandale Beach Boulevard when a dark colored vehicle occupied by the unidentified suspect(s) began shooting at the victim’s car. The victim was struck by an apparent bullet causing them to cross over into the westbound lanes of West Hallandale Beach Boulevard and into a building. 

The driver was pronounced deceased at Memorial Regional Hospital. The passenger was transported to Memorial Regional Hospital for nonlife-threatening injuries. 

BSO Homicide Unit detectives are investigating the incident. 

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact BSO Homicide Detective John Curcio at 954-321-4200. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477) or online at browardcrimestoppers.org.

INVESTIGATORS:
Dets. J. Curcio & S. Cottam, Homicide
Sgt. K. Forsberg, Homicide; BSFR; West Park District

THIS REPORT BY:
Sergeant Donald Prichard/PIO-Sworn
5/19/21 1650