Detectives Investigating Homicide In Neighborhood Near Fort Lauderdale

According to police, just before 12:30 a.m. Friday, deputies dispatched to the 2700 block of Northwest Ninth Street found a 38-year-old had been shot and unresponsive. He was discovered lying on a grassy area adjacent to the roadway and sustained a gunshot wound. File photo.

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Broward Sheriff’s Office homicide detectives are investigating an early morning shooting that left a man dead in an unincorporated neighborhood near Fort Lauderdale.

According to police, just before 12:30 a.m. Friday, deputies dispatched to the 2700 block of Northwest Ninth Street found 38-year-old Channing Howard had been shot and was unresponsive. He was discovered lying on a grassy area adjacent to the roadway at 2721 N.W. Ninth St. and sustained a gunshot wound. 

As homicide and crime scene detectives responded to process the scene and speak to neighbors and the victim’s family members, Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue responded and pronounced Howard dead at the scene.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Broward Sheriff Homicide Detective Mike Roque at 954-321-4200. Anonymous tips can be provided through Broward Crime Stoppers by calling 954-493-TIPS (8477) or online at www.browardcrimestoppers.org.

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