Armed Robber Shot, Killed At Luxury Pompano Beach Apartment Complex
Armed Robber Shot, Killed At Envy Apartments In Pompano Beach
POMPANO BEACH, FL – Boca Post (BocaPost.com) — Broward Sheriff’s Office tells Boca Post that homicide detectives are investigating an attempted robbery that left one man dead after he was shot by the victim.
At approximately 1:18 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20, Broward Regional Communications received reports of a shooting at the Envy Apartments located at 425 S.E. First Street in Pompano Beach. When deputies arrived on the scene they located an adult male with a gunshot wound. Pompano Beach Fire Rescue also responded and transported the man to the hospital. A second adult subject, identified as the shooter, was detained by deputies and cooperated with detectives.
Detectives with BSO’s Criminal Investigation Division responded to the scene. Preliminary investigation reveals that the shooter and a witness were in the lobby of the building when they were approached by three armed and masked criminals who attempted to rob them. At that time, the robbery victim produced his handgun and shot at the suspects.
One suspect was transported to Broward Health North and was pronounced deceased on Saturday, Sept. 24. The second and third robbers remain at large.
Anyone with information on this incident should contact BSO Homicide Detective Mike Roque at 954-321-4242.