FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - The Broward Sheriff's Office arrested a man in connection with the shooting of a deputy at a Lauderdale Lakes nightclub in 1999.
Deputies arrested 40-year-old Omar Treasure on Sunday. He was charged as an accessory to attempted first-degree murder on a police officer.
According to an arrest affidavit, the shooting happened on Dec. 12, 1999. Keyan Bucknor is accused of shooting deputy Al Hibbert. He told police Treasure gave him a 9mm semiautomatic handgun used in the shooting.
Bucknor told police Treasure gave him $400,000 after the shooting and told him to leave South Florida.
Hibbert recovered following the shooting.
Another deputy, Michael Doane, was killed as a result of injuries he suffered in a crash while responding to the nightclub shooting.
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