Victim shoots at would-be robbers in Deerfield Beach, deputies say

2 people in custody so far in connection with attempted robbery

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. – Deputies continue to search for two more people wanted in connection with an attempted robbery, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office.

It happened about 7:12 p.m. Friday in the 1200 block of West Hillsboro Boulevard in Deerfield Beach.

The victim was in the area to meet the buyer of a phone he had advertised for sale online, deputies said.

Deputies said the victim shot at the four people after they tried to rob him. The four would-be robbers fled in a vehicle.

Two people have been taken into custody so far as deputies continue their search for two more wanted in connection with the attempted robbery.

The victim was not injured.

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