MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Broward Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of a teenager Wednesday, who has been charged with the murder of a man in Oakland Park.
BSO said the fatal shooting happened at around 4 p.m. on Tuesday, in the 4900 block of Northeast Ninth Avenue.READ MORE: Florida Students FSA Test Scores Fall In COVID Slide
Deputies found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. He would later die at a local hospital.
Detectives said the teen, 16, saw the victim walking to his vehicle and a verbal confrontation ensued.READ MORE: Florida K-9 Helps His Handler With Gender Reveal
Authorities said the victim drove his car over to the suspect and exited his car. At that time, the suspect fired a shot at the victim, striking him.
BSO found the teen after setting up a perimeter.
They said a handgun was found in the suspect’s backpack.MORE NEWS: Miami Weather: Partly Cloudy & Hot, Spotty Showers Possible
The teen is facing a charge of second-degree murder.