Tamarac Man Shoots, Kills Car Burglary Suspect, Deputies Say

A Tamarac man who was out walking his dog Saturday morning shot and killed a suspect burglarizing cars in the neighborhood, the Broward Sheriff’s Office said.

According to police, the homeowner was walking around the neighborhood when he noticed the suspect burglarizing several vehicles on the 9500 block of NW 82nd Court. The homeowner, who was armed, confronted the suspect early Saturday morning. The suspect was apparently also trying to break into the homeowner’s car.

An altercation ensued, which ended with the homeowner fatally shooting the suspect, police said.

The suspect was transported to Broward Health North where he was pronounced dead.

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