Hollywood police identify suspect accused of fatal Hollywood shooting

John Edward Brown, 26, last seen leaving motel in Hollywood

By Amanda Batchelor - Senior Digital Editor

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - Hollywood police on Friday identified a suspect who they believe is responsible for a fatal shooting that left one man dead.

The shooting was reported shortly after 4 p.m. Wednesday in the 900 block of South 21st Avenue.

Police found the victim, Marcus Parker, 43, dead in an alley.

Detectives identified the suspected gunman as John Edward Brown, 26, who was last seen Thursday morning at the Hill Motel at 418 S. Federal Highway in Hollywood.

John Brown, 26, is accused of fatally shooting a man Dec. 14 in Hollywood.

Surveillance video shows him leaving in a champagne-colored 2005-2007 Buick Lacrosse with front bumper damage.

A motive for the shooting is unknown.

Anyone with information is asked to call Hollywood police at 954-967-4411 or Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.


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