Man killed, child hurt outside Dave & Buster's in Hollywood

By Tim Swift - Digital Editor

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - A man was shot and killed early Sunday in the parking lot of a Dave & Buster's arcade in Hollywood, authorities said.

The shooting happened just after midnight in the Oakwood Plaza shopping center in the 3000 block of Oakwood Boulevard.

Freddie Jean-Charles, 31, of Hialeah, died after suffering a gunshot wound, according to authorities. 

Miranda Grossman, a spokeswoman for the Hollywood Police Department, said a child was also hurt in the shooting outside the entertainment complex. 

Paramedics transported the child to Memorial Regional Hospital, where he was treated and released. The man was also taken to Memorial Regional, where he died. Police said that the child and Jean-Charles are not related. 

Police said the suspect was dressed in black clothing and they are conducting an active investigation. 

Police said this was an isolated incident. This is an ongoing investigation. 

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