DANIA BEACH (CBSMiami) — A woman has been charged in the death of a man in Dania Beach.READ MORE: Miami-Dade State Attorney, County Take Aim At Elderly Abuse
Broward Sheriff’s deputies said 27-year old Andrea Allen shot and killed 52-year old Tommie King outside of his apartment on Stirling Road late Friday night.
“Broward Sheriff’s Office was called to a scene in Dania Beach at an apartment where a man and a woman had apparently been arguing,” said spokesperson Dani Moschella. “That argument escalated and she shot him.”
The two knew each other for several years and worked together doing mechanical work on cars, deputies said.
They argued when King allegedly said he wanted to buy drugs, Allen told deputies.READ MORE: Florida Man Severely Burned When Fire Erupts During Arrest Attempt At Wawa Gas Station
The argument became physical, and Allen allegedly said King hit her twice in the face before she shot him.
Family members said the victim was known in the area.
“Everyone knew Billy as the mechanic here in Dania,” said Mary Lockett, the victim’s sister.
Allen is facing a charge of murder without premeditation.
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