BSO Arrest Tamarac Man For Murdering His Neighbor In January
Howard Jacobs Arrested For The Murder Of Ronald Paul Of Tamarac
TAMARAC, FL – Boca Post (BocaPost.com) — A 55-year-old Tamarac man has been charged with the murder of a 29-year-old man who investigators say he shot and left to die in a stairwell in January.
Howard Jacobs, 55, of Tamarac, was charged with 1st degree murder today after being accused of the shooting death of his neighbor, 29 year old Ronald Paul last January.
The suspect who shot a man and left him to die in a stairwell in Tamarac last January has been arrested.Detectives with the Broward Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit, in coordination with investigators with BSO’s VIPER (Violence Intervention Proactive Enforcement Response) Unit, arrested Howard Jacobs on Tuesday, April 12, for the fatal shooting of Ronald Paul.According to investigators, just before 9 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 27, BSO Tamarac District deputies and Tamarac Fire Rescue responded to a shooting call near the 6100 block of Woodlands Boulevard in Tamarac. On scene, emergency crews located Paul shot multiple times in the stairwell of an apartment building.The victim was transported by paramedics to Broward Health Medical Center and later pronounced deceased.Through investigative methods, detectives identified Jacobs as the shooting suspect, and a warrant was issued for his arrest. He was arrested at his home Tuesday evening and taken to BSO Main Jail.Jacobs faces one count of premeditated murder.