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UPDATE: One Pompano Beach Murder Suspect Arrested, One Shot, Killed By Police

by | May 19, 2023 | Pompano Beach News | 0 comments

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Andrew Ford Passed Away. Brandon Prince Arrsted. Zonchez Prince Shot, Killed By Police.

UPDATE

Detectives with the Broward Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit in collaboration with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office (JSO), located two brothers responsible for the murder of 32-year-old Andrew Ford.

Shortly before 3 a.m., on Friday, May 12, BSO district deputies and Pompano Beach Fire Rescue responded to a report of shots fired near the 2300 block of Northwest Sixth Street in Pompano Beach. On scene, deputies located Andrew Ford suffering from gunshot wounds. A deputy immediately administered life-saving measures until Pompano Beach Fire Rescue arrived. Paramedics transported Ford to a local hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

Through investigative means, detectives identified brothers Brandon and Zonchez Prince as the individuals involved in the homicide, and a warrant was issued for their arrest.

On Friday, May 19, Zonchez Prince was located in Clay County. JSO’s SWAT deputies attempted to take Zonchez Prince into custody; however, Prince pulled out a firearm forcing the deputies to discharge their weapons. Zonchez Prince was pronounced deceased. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office and the State Attorney’s Office for the Fourth Judicial Circuit are the lead investigating agencies regarding that incident.

On Sunday, May 21, BSO deputies located Brandon Prince in Fort Lauderdale. Deputies conducted a traffic stop and took him into custody.  He was transported to BSO Main Jail and faced one count of first-degree murder. The investigation continues.

Originally reported by Boca Post

POMPANO BEACH, FL (Boca Post) (Copyright © 2023) — BSO deputies responded to a shooting call near 2300 NW 6th Street in Pompano Beach where they found a young man suffering from gunshot wounds.

According to the Broward Sheriff’s Office, homicide detectives are investigating a shooting that left a man dead in Pompano Beach.

Shortly before 3 a.m., on Friday, May 12, BSO district deputies and Pompano Beach Fire Rescue responded to a report of shots fired near the 2300 block of Northwest Sixth Street in Pompano Beach. On scene, deputies located Andrew Ford suffering from gunshot wounds. A deputy immediately administered life-saving measures until Pompano Beach Fire Rescue arrived. Paramedics transported Ford to a local hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. BSO’s Homicide Unit detectives were notified and continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding this fatal shooting.

Anyone with information on this fatal shooting is asked to call Homicide Detective Kevin Nitsch at 954-321-4876.

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