Authorities say verbal confrontation ended in fatal gunfire.
A 16-year-old is facing a murder charge after authorities said he shot and killed a man in Oakland Park.
The shooting happened around 4 p.m. Tuesday in 4900 block of Northeast 9th Avenue.
Broward Sheriff’s Office officials said the teen suspect and the victim had been involved in a verbal confrontation before the teen shot the man.
Deputies and Oakland Park Fire Rescue responded and the man was taken to a nearby hospital for surgery. He died in the early morning hours Wednesday, officials said.
Officials didn’t release the name of the teen or victim.
The teen was arrested on a second-degree murder charge and brought to the Juvenile Assessment Center, officials said.