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A NIGHT OF DOMINOES TURNS DEADLY

ONE DEAD, THREE WOUNDED IN ROBBERY ATTEMPT

BSO Case Number: PB13-07-01815
PIO Number: 13-7-10
Date: July 7, 2013
Time: 12:56 a.m.
Place of Occurrence: 1600 NW 7 Ln., Pompano Beach
Jurisdiction: Pompano Beach

Victim(s):

  • Joshua Childs, 23, male, 06/11/90, Pompano Beach (DECEASED)
  • Christopher Singleton, 25, male, 08/14/87, Pompano Beach (HOSPITALIZED)
  • Rashaad Payne, 23, male, 08/30/89, Pompano Beach (HOSPITALIZED)
  • Alphonso Wright, 54, male, 03/23/59, Pompano Beach (HOSPITALIZED)

Suspect(s):

  • Four unidentified black males

Description of Incident:

An early morning dominoes game turned deadly after a group of gunmen opened fire during a robbery attempt at a Pompano Beach home.

Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the 12:56 a.m. call at 1600 NW 7 Ln. and found three men shot. Joshua Childs, 23, was pronounced dead on the scene. Two victims, Alphonso Wright, 54 and Christopher Singleton, 25, were transported to Broward Health North by fire-rescue. The fourth victim, Rashaad Payne, 23, fled the scene immediately after the shooting and was driven to the same hospital by a relative.

The four men were playing dominoes under a carport at Wright’s home when they were ambushed by four suspects who attempted to rob the men then opened fire on the group. All three hospitalized victims are expected to survive.

Anyone with information about the suspects or this case should call BSO homicide Detective Luis Rivera at 954-321-4210 or contact Broward Crime Stoppers, anonymously, at 954-493-TIPS (8477) or online at www.BrowardCrimeStoppers.org.

INVESTIGATORS: D-11, CID, Homicide, Sgt. Feeley
THIS REPORT BY: Mike Jachles/PIO 07/07/13 1300

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