Police investigate deadly home invasion
LAUDERHILL, Fla. (WSVN) -- Police are investigating an invasion at an apartment complex that left a South Florida man dead.
Just before 2 a.m. Wednesday, Lauderhill Police received a call regarding shots fired at an apartment complex along the 2900 block of Northwest 56th Avenue. "For now, we're looking for possibly two or more suspects. We're really not sure at this point, but we know there's possibly more at this time," said Lauderhill Police Captain Constance Stanley.
One woman who lives nearby heard the gunfire. "I heard boom, like grenades or something," said Trina Freeman.
Investigators said the victim is believed to be around 35 years old. Police said the man was shot multiple times in the chest. He was transported to Broward Health Medical Center where doctors pronounced him dead.
Police said two women and two children were in the apartment at the time.
Detectives said the subject(s) barged in and possibly robbed the victim.
The deadly shooting has left residents extremely worried. "Make me wanna move," said Richard. "I don't want to stay here anymore if people getting shot to death with kids in the house. That makes me wanna move."
Police do not have a motive but are actively looking for the shooter(s). "We don't know if they left in a vehicle or if they left on foot," said Stanley. "We're still trying to determine who they are and identify how many suspects were involved."
If you have any information on this deadly home invasion, call Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a reward.
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