TAMARAC. FLA. (WSVN) - - Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies are investigating a shooting at an apartment complex in Tamarac that sent two people to the hospital, Monday evening.
Deputies responded to a call at Sun Vista Apartments, located at 5700 Rock Island Road, just after 7 p.m.
Emergency crews airlifted two men with gunshot wounds to a nearby hospital. One was later identified as suspected robber Deimytre Nozil and the other was his victim.
According to investigators, Nozil and Tyshon Joseph, his alleged accomplice, attempted to rob the victim and his girlfriend during a drug deal gone bad.
During a struggle, Nozil reportedly shot the victim in the neck.
The victim then pulled out his own gun and returned fire, hitting Nozil in the side.
Nozil was eventually transported to the hospital, where he was last listed in intensive care. Both he and Joseph face charges.
The condition of the other shooting victim is unknown.
If you have any information on this shooting, call Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.
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