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Robbery suspect fatally shot by victim in Lauderdale Lakes

Accomplice arrested on murder, robbery charges

Litanis Alcira.
Litanis Alcira. (Broward Sheriff's Office)

LAUDERDALE LAKES, Fla. – A man was fatally shot by the victim he was trying to rob last week in Lauderdale Lakes, authorities said.

According to Broward Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Carey Codd, the unidentified man and another suspect, identified as Litanis Alcira, 41, of Margate, committed an armed robbery around 10:30 p.m. last Friday in the 3900 block of Northwest 34th Way.

Codd said one of the robbery victims fired his gun and shot Alcira’s accomplice.

Alcira drove the man away from the scene and called 911, Codd said.

She said deputies responded, as well as Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue personnel.

The man who was shot was taken to a nearby hospital, where he died.

Alcira was arrested on charges of murder and two counts of armed robbery.

The case will be forwarded to the Broward County State Attorney’s Office to review the circumstances of the shooting by the robbery victim, Codd said.

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