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PIO Number: 18-12-13

BSO Case Number: 11-1812-007712

Date: Dec. 26, 2018

Time: 6:02 p.m.

Jurisdiction: Pompano Beach

Place of Occurrence: 237 N.W. 12th Court, Pompano Beach

Victim(s): Ralph Bellamy Jr., male, 34, 8/18/84, 789 N.W. 15th Court, Pompano Beach (DECEASED)

Suspect(s): Bobby Irving, male, 39, 5/17/79, at large in Pompano Beach (IN CUSTODY)

Description of Incident:

Broward Sheriff's Office homicide detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a 34-year-old man in Pompano Beach.

Around 6 p.m. Dec. 26, BSO deputies responded to a report of shots fired outside 237 N.W. 12th Court. Pompano Beach Fire Rescue also responded. Ralph Bellamy Jr., of Pompano Beach, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Through their investigation, BSO homicide detectives determined that Bobby Irving, 39, was the assailant. Irving was arrested Dec. 27. He faces one felony count of murder without premeditation. 

Anyone with further information is asked to contact BSO Homicide Det. Samantha Cottam at 954-321-4544. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477) or online at

Det. S. Cottam, CID
Pompano Beach, PBFR

Joy Oglesby/PIO
Dec. 27, 2018  1900

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