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Officers search for 2 in fatal armed robbery; offer $12,000 reward for information

LAUDERHILL, Fla. – Detectives are searching for the two armed robbers who shot a 29-year-old man in the head while stealing his watch in Lauderhill and likely fled in a dark blue compact car.

Michael Leslie was shot and killed at 4:25 a.m. on Feb. 1 in the area of Northwest 34th Way and Northwest 13th Street in the Cassa at Georgetown community, according to Lt. Michael Santiago, a spokesman for the Lauderhill Police Department,

Fire Rescue personnel took Leslie to Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale where doctors later pronounced him dead. He was a member of the New Mount Oliver Baptist Church in Fort Lauderdale and co-founded Grabba Shakes, a producer of organic pre-crushed tobacco, based out of North Lauderdale.

Detectives are asking anyone with information about the murder to call the Lauderhill Police Department at 954-497-4700 or Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477. There is a $12,000 reward for information leading to arrests in the case.

Raymond Simpson

Raymond Simpson is a California native, a longtime Coral Springs resident, and the Editor at TSFD. He lives with his family in Coral Springs, where you can find him on weekends running – literally running – with his two golden retrievers.

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