UPDATED: Broward Detectives Looking for Driver of White Full-Size Pickup As Traffic Dispute Shooting in Oakland Park Leaves Man Dead

According to police, around 6:15 p.m. on Nov. 17, a man was seen lying on the road in Oakland Park suffering from a gunshot wound. Broward Sheriff’s detectives believe a traffic dispute resulted in a man dead.

UPDATED: 11/20/2019 – A previous version of this story did not have accompanying photos or video. Today, Broward detectives released video and still images. Security video shows the white, full-size pickup traveling northbound on Northeast Second Avenue after leaving Oakland Park Boulevard around 6:19 p.m. November 17.

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating a traffic dispute that led to the death of a Fort Lauderdale man Sunday evening. Detectives hope to speak with the driver involved in the incident to get more information.

According to police, around 6:15 p.m. on Nov. 17, a man was seen lying on the road near the 200 block of East Oakland Park Boulevard in Oakland Park suffering from a gunshot wound. Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives believe Ian Curtis was driving a white Mercedes-Benz when he became involved in a traffic dispute with an unidentified male in a white full-size, pickup prior to the shooting. Curtis was seen exiting his vehicle before collapsing onto the ground.

A passerby who saw Curtis lying in the road performed CPR until Oakland Park Fire Rescue arrived. Paramedics transported Curtis to Broward Health Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.


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Detectives are asking the driver of the white full-size pickup to come forward. Detective are asking anyone with information regarding the incident to contact Broward Sheriff’s Office Detective John Curcio at 954-321-4212. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477) or online at browardcrimestoppers.org. A reward up to $3,000 is available for information that leads to an arrest.

UPDATED: 11/20/2019 – A previous version of this story did not have accompanying photos or video. Today, Broward detectives released video and still images. Security video shows the white, full-size pickup traveling northbound on Northeast Second Avenue after leaving Oakland Park Boulevard around 6:19 p.m. November 17.

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