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Detectives search for 5 wanted in Lauderhill fatal shooting

Surveillance video shows 2 men, 3 women walk out of building after shooting

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LAUDERHILL, Fla. – Detectives are searching for two men and three women believed to be involved in the fatal shooting of a 44-year-old man in Lauderhill.

Surveillance video shows the victim, known as both Emerald Sr. and Martin Young, walk into an elevator with three women at 6:19 a.m. Feb. 11. It was the last time he was seen alive. 

About an hour later, one of the three women -- who was holding a black purse, wearing a red dress and nude high-heeled sandals -- walked out of the building through the lobby.

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Minutes later, surveillance video shows the suspects running away. The other two women weren't wearing their shoes and one even ran out carrying some of her clothes.

Lauderhill police Lt. Michael Santiago said the victim was found dead from a gunshot wound. 

There is a $3,000 reward for information leading to an arrest.

Detectives were asking anyone with information to call 954-497-4700 or Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477.

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