DEPUTIES ARREST SUSPECT IN DEADLY GAS STATION SHOOTING

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PIO Number:
21-1-24 (20-7-22, 20-12-4)
BSO Case Number:
11-2007-004377 (UPDATE)
Date:
Jan. 18, 2021
Time:
1:00 p.m.
Jurisdiction:
Fort Lauderdale
Place of Occurrence:
3460 Charleston Blvd., Fort Lauderdale
Victim:
Zion Lamar, 20, 9/21/1999, male, 300 N.W. 34th St., #120, Pompano Beach (DECEASED)
Suspect:
Lonzo Miller Jr., 20, 11/26/2000, male, 623 N.W. 1st Way, Deerfield Beach (IN CUSTODY)
Description of Incident:
Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Lonzo Miller Jr. for manslaughter in the July death of Zion Lamar in Pompano Beach.
Deputies in BSO’s Fugitive Unit, along with the U.S. Marshals, located Miller around 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 18 and took him into custody in Fort Lauderdale. Miller is being held in the Broward County Main Jail.
Using investigative techniques and witness statements, BSO homicide detectives determined that Miller shot Lamar during an altercation between multiple individuals at approximately 11:52 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15 at a Solo Gas Station located at 560 W. Sample Road in Pompano Beach. Lamar was not involved in the altercation. Upon arrival, deputies found Lamar outside of the business suffering from a gunshot wound. Pompano Beach Fire Rescue transported Lamar to Broward Health North where he later died.