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Lauderdale Man Wanted For Murder Of Ex-Girlfriend’s Sister

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Burnie Reed (Source: Ft. Lauderdale Police)

Burnie Reed (Source: Ft. Lauderdale Police)

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FT. LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Ft. Lauderdale police are asking for the publics help in finding a 19-year old who they say shot the mother of his unborn child and killed her older sister.

Police spokesman Detective Travis Mandell said Saturday, just after 11 p.m., Burnie Reed got into a fight with his pregnant ex-girlfriend, 19-year old Chutney McNair, the 1100 block of NW 11th Street. As the fight grew more heated, McNair’s older sister Bianca tried to come to her rescue.

According to police, Reed then turned his anger toward Bianca, “Seething with rage, Reed brandished a firearm and shot Bianca in the head from a short distance away.”

Fearing she would be next, police said Chutney ran for her life. Reed reportedly chased her down and shot her in the head as well.

Both women were rushed to Broward General Medical Center where Bianca died.

Detectives have recently been informed that Reed has threatened to kill Chutney and her family, now that she has been released from the hospital.

Mandell said Reed should be considered armed and dangerous. When arrested he’ll be charged with murder and attempted murder.

Anyone with information on Reed’s whereabouts is asked to call Detective Jack DiCristofalo at (954) 828-6096, Detective Mark Breen at (954) 828-5708 or Broward County Crime Stoppers at (954) 493-TIPS.

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