Broward Sheriff’s Office homicide detectives arrested Edwin Carpenter, 31, in connection to the shooting that left one man dead in Dania Beach last week.
Carpenter was arrested just after 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve at the Public Safety Building in Fort Lauderdale. He was booked in BSO’s Main Jail and faces one count of murder.
Shortly before 10:30 p.m., Dec. 23, Broward County Regional Communications received a call of a shooting in the 2100 block of Southwest 51st Court in Dania Beach. Responding deputies found a man lying in the roadway suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim, identified as Tony Mitchell, was pronounced deceased on scene.
BSO’s homicide detectives and crime scene investigators responded to the scene. No one else was injured.
Thursday afternoon, BSO deputies responded to the 1100 block of Northeast 16th Court in Fort Lauderdale and located a vehicle and persons of interest.
The investigation continues. Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact BSO Homicide Detective Kevin Nitsch at 954-321-4876. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477) or online at browardcrimestoppers.org.