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Driver fatally shot on West Commercial Boulevard in Tamarac

Sky 10 was above the scene as a car was parked in the middle of the roadway with its doors open Wednesday morning.
Sky 10 was above the scene as a car was parked in the middle of the roadway with its doors open Wednesday morning.

TAMARAC, Fla. – Detectives with the Broward Sheriff’s Office are investigating a Wednesday morning shooting that occurred in Tamarac.

According to BSO spokeswoman Claudinne Caro, the shooting was reported just before 9:45 a.m. near the 8600 block of West Commercial Boulevard.

Sky 10 was above the scene as a car was parked in the middle of the roadway with its doors open.

Caro confirmed that two drivers were involved in an altercation, which escalated into a shooting.

She said one man was airlifted to a nearby hospital, where he later died.

No arrests have been made, but detectives are questioning the other driver involved in the case.

Caro said westbound lanes on Commercial Boulevard were closed between Northwest 82nd Avenue and North Pine Island Road due to the investigation, but all lanes have since reopened.


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