DANIA BEACH, FL (Boca Post) (Copyright © 2023) — A man shot and killed a young boy and also shot another man before killing himself at a Dania Beach 7-11 on Thursday, May 4th, 2023.
According to the Broward Sheriff’s Office, detectives are investigating a late-night shooting in Dania Beach that left a child dead, an adult male with gunshot wounds and the suspected shooter dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
At approximately 11:14 p.m. on Thursday, May 4, Broward County Regional Communications received reports of a shooting inside a business at 800 Stirling Road in Dania Beach. BSO deputies and Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue responded. On scene, deputies located three individuals suffering from gunshot wounds. Two individuals were pronounced deceased on scene, and paramedics transported the third individual to a nearby hospital. BSO’s Homicide and Crime Scene units also responded to the scene.
According to BSO detectives and witnesses, the preliminary investigation reveals that an adult male fired shots and struck another adult male, who was inside a vehicle, in the parking lot of the 7-11. The adult male gunman then entered the business and fired shots at a 12-year-old male, killing him. The adult male gunman then fatally shot himself.
The investigation is active and ongoing, and, at this time, the motive for the shooting is unknown.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact BSO Homicide Unit Detective Stephen Hegedus at 954-321-4221.