Authorities are investigating after a man was found shot to death in Pompano Beach late Sunday night.
The shooting happened around 11 p.m. in the 1200 block of Northwest 3rd Avenue, the Broward Sheriff’s Office said.
Rodney Touissant, 22, was found lying on the pavement, the BSO said. Touissant lives in the area.
Date: December 8, 2013
Time: 10:15 p.m.
Place of Occurrence: 300 block of Northwest 12 Court, Pompano Beach
Jurisdiction: Pompano Beach
Rodney Toussaint, 22, male, 9/25/91, 949 NE 3 Ave. Pompano Beach (DECEASED)
James Grady Toussaint, 22, male, 11/16/91, 905 NE 12 Ave., Pompano Beach (IN CUSTODY)
Description of Incident:
Broward Sheriff’s Office homicide detectives investigating the murder of a 22-year-old male Sunday night in Pompano Beach have arrested the victim’s cousin for his involvement in the shooting.
Around 9:15 p.m. Dec. 8, the victim, Rodney Toussaint, 22, got into a verbal altercation and physical fight with his cousin, James Toussaint, 22. Rodney left after the fight but returned to the 300 block of Northwest 12 Court about an hour later. James’ Toyota Corolla was seen travelling west on Northwest 12 Ct. The car came to a stop, James exited, fired at Rodney and fled the scene. BSO deputies responded to the area and found Rodney lying dead on the pavement. It appears Rodney and James were arguing about a girl.
James Toussaint faces one count of murder and is being held at the BSO Main Jail.