HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – A murder suspect surrendered to authorities Saturday, the Hollywood Police Department announced Tuesday.
Jovon Warner, 38, is accused of running away after fatally shooting Michael Richardson on Thursday in the Liberia neighborhood, according to Officer Christian Lata, a spokesman for the department.
Richardson died in an alley along Simms Street, between North 23rd Avenue and J.A. Ely Boulevard. A relative said the 51-year-old man was a regular at the nearby convenience store.
Detectives believe Warner planned Richardson’s fatal shooting.
Warner was being held without bond Tuesday at the Broward County main jail, and he is facing a charge of first-degree murder with a firearm, Broward Sheriff’s Office records show.