Police investigate deadly shooting after suspect allegedly opened fire and fled from party at Miramar Airbnb property

Authorities began investigating a shooting early Saturday morning in Miramar.

MIRAMAR, Fla. – Authorities began investigating a shooting early Saturday in Miramar.

Initially, there was a very large police presence at the scene on the 8600 block of Wilshire Drive.

“It’s usually quiet. I never really saw anything like this happen before,” Tyler Ward said.

According to police, a call came in at about 2 a.m. Saturday referencing shots fired.

Local 10 News learned it all started at a party at an Airbnb property.

A neighbor said he heard one shot around the time police responded.

Authorities began investigating a shooting early Saturday in Miramar.

Later in the morning, authorities were seen removing a body from an area on Miramar Parkway where a car crash took place.

According to Miramar police, both the victim and the suspect were attending the party.

The victim left the party and that’s when police said the suspect fatally shot him.

Police said the suspect fled the scene and authorities are now searching for that person.

Crime scene investigators are taking a close look at a white Infiniti. It is still unclear where the shot that killed the victim was fired.

Airbnb released a statement to Local 10 News, which read:

Airbnb bans parties, and are shocked by this senseless act of gun violence that took place last night in Miramar. Airbnb is quickly working to understand what occurred, and we stand ready to support the Miramar Police Department in their investigation.

Airbnb also said it has deactivated the listing while it conducts an investigation.

Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to contact Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.


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