Man transferred to Broward to face charges in 2020 shooting

Darius Stapleton is facing charges on Tuesday in Broward County. (BSO)

DAVIE, Fla. – A man was transferred from federal prison to Broward County on Tuesday to face charges for a 2020 shooting related to a black market weapons transaction.

Detectives accused Darius Stapleton, 25, of Pembroke Pines, of injuring a man on Dec. 7, 2020, during a robbery in Davie.

Stapleton’s friend and the seller brokered a $1,100 deal for two Glock handguns, but the buyer decided to rob the seller, according to the arrest form.

Stapleton is facing charges of attempted murder and attempted armed robbery.

Local 10 News Assignment Desk Editor Wayne Roustan contributed to this report.

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