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Deputies investigate shooting in Pompano Beach

Officers investigate a shooting on Thursday night in Pompano Beach.
Officers investigate a shooting on Thursday night in Pompano Beach. (Copyright 2020 by WPLG Local10.com - All rights reserved.)

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. – Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies were investigating a Thursday night shooting in Pompano Beach.

Dispatch sent deputies and Broward Fire Rescue personnel to 970 NW 9th Ave., east of the Mitchell Moore Park and south of the Blanche Ely High School.

Deputies used crime scene tape and patrol cars to close an area of Northwest 10th Street at Northwest 8th and 9th avenues.

There were markers near bullet shell casings on the ground. Deputies were asking anyone with information about the shooting to call Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477.

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Local 10 News Assignment Desk Editor Emily Hales contributed to this report.


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Joseph Ojo joined Local 10 in April 2021. Born and raised in New York City, he previously worked in Buffalo, North Dakota, Fort Myers and Baltimore.

The Emmy Award-winning journalist joined the Local 10 News team in 2013. She wrote for the Miami Herald for more than 9 years and won a Green Eyeshade Award.