BSO: Suspects arrested after man killed in Pembroke Park shooting

PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested two suspects Tuesday afternoon after one man died in a Pembroke Park triple shooting, authorities said.

According to detectives, Pembroke Park police officers responded to the shooting around 7:20 p.m. at the Crosswinds Apartments located in the 5500 block of Southwest 41st Street and discovered three individuals suffering from gunshot wounds.

“We live here and I don’t feel safe anymore, so I don’t know what to do,” said Pembroke Park resident Lance Lundquist. “I just wish they would do something about this.

According to BSO Public Information Officer Carey Codd, Samuel Johnson, 32, and Israel Griffin, 29 robbed the victim at gunpoint.

Codd said that at some point, gunfire was exchanged and the victim was struck and died at the scene.

Authorities said Johnson and Griffin were both struck and suffered injuries not expected to be life-threatening.

BSO detectives arrested Johnson and Griffin and both are facing charges of murder, robbery with a firearm and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to contact Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477.

About the Author:

Ryan Mackey is a Digital Journalist at WPLG. He was born in Long Island, New York, and has lived in Sunrise, Florida since 1994.