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Fugitive in fatal shooting in Hollywood surrenders, police say

Jovon Warner accused of fleeing after fatal shooting

Jovon Warner surrendered to the Hollywood Police Department on Saturday, police said Tuesday.
Jovon Warner surrendered to the Hollywood Police Department on Saturday, police said Tuesday. (Hollywood Police Department/ Broward Sheriff's Office)

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.

Police are investigating a fatal shooting in a Hollywood neighborhood.
Police are investigating a fatal shooting in a Hollywood neighborhood. (WPLG)

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.

Man fatally shot in Hollywood neighborhood, police say
Man fatally shot in Hollywood neighborhood, police say

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.


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