Suspect arrested in double shooting that left Hallandale Beach woman dead

HALLANDALE BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - Police have arrested a suspect in the double shooting that left a Hallandale Beach woman dead and a man injured, early Wednesday morning.

According to Hallandale Beach Police, at around 2 a.m., Thursday, 29-year-old Eddie Sabastain Mosley was taken into custody and charged with the murder of 24-year-old Marlena Turnquest. He is expected to appear in bond court sometime Thursday afternoon.

Mosley is accused of fatally shooting Turnquest and shooting another person outside of a home located near the 600 block of Southwest Fourth Street, just after Midnight, Wednesday. According to authorities, the shooting happened outside of Turnquest’s home, where she lived with her grandmother.

Investigators believe Mosley targeted the victims. “We do have evidence that shows the three did know each other,” said Hallandale Beach Police Maj. Pedro Abut, “and something occurred earlier in the evening that led up to this location.”

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Several hours after the shootings, police received reports of sightings of a “person of interest” in connection to the double shooting, who was Mosley. He lived in the neighborhood. Hallandale Beach Police Major Pedro Abut said Mosley had been seen riding a bicycle around Hallandale Beach Boulevard.

Police said they took a K-9 to search for a gun through the front yards of homes along Southwest Fourth Street, Wednesday.

Wednesday evening, Hallandale Beach Police and the SWAT team surrounded his home with guns drawn. However, Mosley was not at home at the time.

The male victim has not yet been identified. However, police said, he was transported to Memorial Regional Hospital, where he underwent surgery.

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