Man shot, killed in Fort Lauderdale street

Published On: Jul 13 2012 03:43:25 PM EDT   Updated On: Jul 13 2012 05:29:09 PM EDT
Lawrence Conaway Jr.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -

Police are working to find two men who shot and killed a man on a Fort Lauderdale street Thursday evening.

Police said Lawrence Conaway Jr., 27, was walking in the 500 block of Northeast 11th Street about 7:30 p.m. when two men approached him.

There was some sort of confrontation, and police said Conaway was fatally shot.

Officers were called to the area for reports of shots fired, and they found Conaway's body in the middle of the street.

The gunmen escaped before police arrived.

Detectives are working to determine who the shooters were and what the motive for the shooting was.

Anyone with information is asked to call Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477).