Search for armed fugitives continues in Davie

Detectives: Avoid Broward area of SR-7, south of I-595

Deputies continue to search for fugitives on Tuesday afternoon in Davie.

DAVIE, Fla. – Several law enforcement agencies are searching for fugitives on Tuesday afternoon in Broward County.

Detective Peter Patton, a spokesman for the Davie Police Department, asked the public to avoid the area of State Road 7, south of Interstate 595.

Detectives with the Broward Sheriff’s Office saw a homicide suspect with a passenger in Pompano Beach. There was a chase.

The fugitive and a passenger abandoned the vehicle at SR-7 at Southwest 36 Street. Deputies set up a perimeter.

Witnesses said the two were armed with guns, according to deputies. The Plantation Police Department was also involved in the search. The investigation continues.

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

Deputies and police officers search for fugitives on Tuesday afternoon in Davie.

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