19-year-old fatally shot outside Fla. apartment

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email
Authorities are searching for a suspect after a 19-year-old was fatally shot and another man was injured outside a South Florida apartment building.

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DANIA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities are searching for a suspect after a 19-year-old was fatally shot and another man was injured outside a South Florida apartment building.

Broward Sheriff's authorities say they responded to an apartment building in Dania Beach on Friday night after reports of gunshots. They found Brandon Jones, of Fort Lauderdale, and another victim on the ground in front of the building. Both had been shot.

Jones was later pronounced dead. The unidentified victim was hospitalized and is expected to recover. Detectives are temporarily withholding his name and location for his protection.

Detectives are looking for the shooter. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (954) 493-TIPS (8477) or go online at www.browardcrimestoppers.org. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $3,000 for information that leads to an arrest.


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