FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (THECOUNT) — Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies are currently investigating the fatal shooting of a man outside the Masjid Al Iman mosque near Fort Lauderdale.

Deputies responded to the scene located in the area of Northwest 25th Avenue and Franklin Drive, just after 11:30 a.m., Friday.


A flyover the scene showed several deputies in the parking lot of the Masjid Al Iman mosque.

The man’s body was found on the ground next to a black SUV riddled with bullet holes. There was also a firearm next to the victim’s body.

There are currently unconfirmed reports the shooting may have involved a deputy, reports WSVN.


Geo quick facts: Fort Lauderdale is a city on Florida’s southeastern coast, known for its beaches and boating canals. The Strip is a promenade running along oceanside highway A1A. It’s lined with upscale outdoor restaurants, bars, boutiques and luxury hotels. Other attractions include the International Swimming Hall of Fame, with pools and a museum of memorabilia, and Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, featuring trails and a lagoon – wikipedia.