1 killed in deputy-involved shooting in Lauderdale Lakes

A man was killed Wednesday afternoon in a deputy-involved shooting in Lauderdale Lakes, authorities said.

The shooting was reported at an apartment complex at 3610 NW 21st St.

Sky 10 was above the scene shortly before 5:30 p.m. as deputies taped off the scene.

Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Michael Kane said the man was taken to Broward Health Medical Center, where died of his injuries at the hospital. 

Witnesses at the scene identify the man as Jean Pedro Pierre, a former club owner.

It was unclear whether Pierre was armed.

BSO spokeswoman Veda Coleman-Wright confirmed that he was shot after deputies were called at 4:44 p.m. about a disturbance at the apartment.

Coleman-Wright said the shooting will be investigated by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

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