TAMARAC. FLA. (WSVN) – Authorities are investigating a shooting in Tamarac that left two women and one man dead, at a home where three children were found unhurt.
Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies and Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue crews responded to a call about a shooting along Northwest 83rd Street, near 98th Avenue, just after 7:15 a.m., Saturday.
Responding deputies set up a perimeter and made contact with the caller. Deputies them identified a bedroom where the children, ages 4, 8 and 11, were located and assisted out of a window.
A SWAT team went into the residence and found the a man and a woman dead and another woman badly injured.
The third victim was airlifted to a nearby hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.
A man who said he is the best friend of the male victim said he is shocked by the tragedy.
“I can’t believe that he is gone. He is such a good guy, good guy, good guy,” he said.
Detectives said the victims were a married couple and the wife’s mother. They do not believe there is a subject on the loose.
After checking for any injuries, officials took the children to a safe location. They have met with victim advocates and treatment specialists.
As of Saturday night, the scene remained active. Officials have not identified the victims, as they continue to investigate.
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