POMPANO BEACH, FL – Broward Sheriff’s Office homicide detectives are investigating a shooting that left a man dead in Pompano Beach following an early morning break-in.
According to authorities, at around 2:42 a.m. Saturday, August 8, Broward Regional Communications received a burglary in progress call at 1715 N.W. 14th Circle in Pompano Beach. Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched, and while en route, the call was upgraded to a shooting.
On scene, deputies made contact with the homeowner and an occupant of the residence, Jeremy Rivers, who advised that Brian Scott broke into the residence. Following the break-in, a physical altercation ensued between Scott and Rivers in which a firearm was produced. A shot was fired, and Scott was pronounced deceased on scene by Pompano Beach Fire Rescue at 2:59 a.m.
Broward Sheriff’s Office crime scene and homicide detectives were notified of the incident, and the case is being forwarded to the Broward County State Attorney’s Office to determine if charges will be filed in this case.