Man killed in Tamarac stabbing; firefighter suffers minor injuries

TAMARAC, Fla. – Broward County deputies are investigating the fatal stabbing of a man in Tamarac Tuesday afternoon, officials said.

According to the Broward Sheriff’s Office, crews were dispatched to the 6300 block of Landings Way at around 3:50 p.m. after reports of a stabbing.

While treating the patient, who stopped breathing, a firefighter was hurt, suffering minor injuries.

Medics took the firefighter to Woodmont Hospital and the stabbing victim to Broward Health Medical Center.

Authorities later said the stabbing victim died as a result of his injuries.

Video from Sky 10, which flew over Landings Way at around 5 p.m., shows crime scene tape up at the scene and Broward County deputies speaking to residents.

Detectives have a suspect in custody, but did not reveal any information about that person’s identity, or the identity of the victim.

Alfred Duncan

Alfred Duncan is a senior editor at The South Florida Daily, where he oversees our coverage of politics, misinformation, health and economics. Alfred is a former reporter and editor for BuzzFeed News, National Geographic and USA Today.

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