BY: 24/7 CRIME DESK | BocaNewsNow.com
BROWARD COUNTY, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2023 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — A 2-year-old was shot and killed mid-day Saturday in Pompano Beach. The Broward Sheriff’s Office released the following details as the investigation continues just before 6 p.m. Saturday:
At approximately 1:47 p.m., Broward County Regional Communications received a shooting call near the 500 block of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Pompano Beach. Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies responded, and the victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment.
The victim of the shooting has been identified as a toddler. The child was airlifted to an area hospital by Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue. According to investigators, the toddler was pronounced deceased at the hospital as a result of the shooting. Detectives with BSO Crime Scene and Homicide Units are investigating the circumstances surrounding the fatal incident. Representatives with Child Protective Investigation Section have also been contacted. The investigation continues.
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