Hollywood man facing murder charge for shooting relative over debt
Deputies say Jovon Warner shot his cousin, a known drug dealer
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – A Hollywood man was arrested on a murder charge in connection with a fatal shooting earlier this month.
Deputies in Broward County arrested Jovon Warner, 38, of Hollywood, on Jan. 10, a day after a man identified as Warner’s cousin was fatally shot in an alleyway located on the 2200 block of Simms Street.
According to authorities, Warner got into a physical altercation with his cousin, the victim, outside of a convenience store shortly before the shooting.
Deputies said the victim was identified as a known drug dealer, and that they were told the victim and his cousin were fighting over money allegedly owed to Warner.
A witness identified Warner as the shooter and deputies took him into custody the following day.
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