MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is taking the next step in a potential probe of Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony.
The agency confirmed to CBS4 that the review of a complaint against Tony has now moved to the preliminary investigation phase.READ MORE: Coast Guard Offloads More Than Two Tons Of Seized Cocaine In Miami Beach
The complaint came after it was revealed Tony fatally shot another teenager when he was 14 years old.READ MORE: Authorities Arrest Broward Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie On Perjury Charge
Sheriff Tony claimed it was in self-defense and he was cleared of wrong-doing.MORE NEWS: Jaime's Law, Named After Parkland Shooting Victim, Reintroduced In Congress To Require Ammunition Background Checks
But he also never disclosed it when he first became a police officer or when Governor Ron DeSantis appointed him sheriff.