HOLLYWOOD, FLA. (WSVN) - A 73-year-old man was arrested after, police said, he shot and killed two women in Hollywood.
According to Hollywood Police, officers responded to a shooting in the 1200 block of North 57th Avenue on Monday, just before 5:00 p.m.
Upon arrival, officers said they discovered two women with gunshot-related injuries. Officials said the suspected shooter, identified as 73-year-old Miguel Fiallo, was apprehended at the scene.
Fiallo appeared n court Tuesday afternoon.
Karen Francis, a neighbor in the area, said she was trying to get onto the street when she noticed it was blocked off my police.
“There was police all over,” she said. “We didn’t know what was happening. We don’t have problems around here. Usually the area is quiet.”
According to family members, the victims were identified as 69-year-old Delia Mercedes Cuadrado and 62-year-old Elizabeth Ann Conly.
Neighbors told 7News that Fiallo rented the garage in the back of the home that was shared by the two women.
While Hollywood Detectives are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident, Fiallo has been arrested on two counts of murder.
He was given no bond and will remain in jail.
Authorities are urging anyone with information related to this case to contact the Hollywood Police Department at 954-764-HELP (4357) or 954-967-4567. Tips can also be shared via email or text at email@example.com. Information can also be given to Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477(TIPS) or www.browardcrimestoppers.org.
Copyright 2023 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.