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Shooter sought after man killed near his Lauderhill home

Victim identified as Toriano Judge

LAUDERHILL, Fla. – Lauderhill police spent Sunday evening gathering evidence near Northwest 34th Avenue and Northwest First Street after a man was shot to death.

Police said the victim, identified as Toriano Judge, 37, was found unconscious outside his home, just a few houses down from where he was shot.

"Fire-rescue showed up on the scene, they started treating him and they transported him over to Broward Health (Medical Center in) Fort Lauderdale in serious condition," Lauderhill police Lt. Mike Santiago said.

Investigators said Judge ultimately died of the injuries he suffered during the shooting, which happened after he and the gunman got into a verbal dispute.

"He was not alert," Santiago said of when they found Judge. "He wasn't awake, so we were unable to get any information from the victim himself."

Despite going through surveillance cameras from a nearby business, homicide investigators said the incident was not captured on video.

They said they believe Judge was shot in the middle of the street before he tried to run away and collapsed in front of his home.

Lauderhill police said there was a large group of people standing outside a store near where Judge was found, but with no witnesses coming forward, detectives are left searching for information to try and come up with a description of the shooter.

"We are going door to door, trying to see if anybody either saw or heard anything prior to the shooting, to see if they can lead us in the right direction," Santiago said.

About the Authors:

Roy Ramos joined the Local 10 News team in 2018. Roy is a South Florida native who grew up in Florida City. He attended Christopher Columbus High School, Homestead Senior High School and graduated from St. Thomas University.

Dawn is a Digital Content Editor who has been with Graham Media Group since April 2013. She graduated from Texas State University with a degree in electronic media.