POMPANO BEACH (CBSMiami) – A man was shot dead in a South Florida Taco Bell parking lot last night and the shooter was not arrested.READ MORE: 3 Children Injured In NW Miami-Dade Crash
The deadly shooting happened just after 6 p.m. Tuesday night at the Taco Bell near West Atlantic Blvd. and NW 6th Ave in Pompano Beach.
Investigators say 21-year-old Rontavis Holton was attempting an armed robbery when came into the taco bell parking lot wearing a ski mask and sunglasses.Miami-Dade Residents Gather To Protest Closure Of Matheson Hammock Park's West Entrance
The suspect allegedly confronted 37-year-old Ronald Farmer and told Farmer to pull down his pants down during the robbery.
Detectives say Farmer distracted Holton and was able to reach for his own gun and then shoot the suspect. Holton was rushed to the hospital where he died.
The shooter was questioned by police but no charges have been filed at this time.MORE NEWS: RNC Donors Gather To Hear Trump, Others In Palm Beach, The GOP's 'New Political Power Center'
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