FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – An arrest has been made in a deadly shooting in Dania Beach the day before Christmas Eve.

Shortly before 10:30 p.m., on December 23rd, the Broward Sheriff’s Office received a call about the shooting in the 2100 block of Southwest 51st Court.

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Arriving deputies found Tony Mitchell, 25, lying in the road. The sheriff’s office said Mitchell, who had been shot, was pronounced dead on the scene.

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On Christmas Eve, investigators went to the 1100 block of NE 16th Court and located a ‘person of interest’ in the case – 31-year-old Edwin Carpenter of Lauderhill. He was taken in for questioning.

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The sheriff’s office said Carpenter was arrested just after 7 p.m. at the Public Safety Building in Fort Lauderdale and then booked into jail on one count of murder in the third degree.

CBSMiami.com Team