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Shots Fired Outside Club BAM Leaves Man Dead

Someone fired a gun outside Club BAM in Fort Lauderdale early Wednesday morning, scattering panicked club goers and leaving one man dead. According to Broward County Sheriff's Office, a deputy patrolling the area of Club BAM, located in the 2800 block of West Broward Boulevard, heard the shots fired at around 4:20 a.m. 

When the officer arrived at the club, he saw patrons scattered outside and the body of a man laying in the parking lot. Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue was called onto the scene, who pronounced the man dead on the scene, according to a BSO report.

BSO identified the dead man as Joshua Rogers, 27, of Pompano Beach. 

Sheriff's Office spokesperson Keyla Concepcion says the deputy found Rogers had suffered a gunshot wound, and that the crowd was still dispersing and running out of the club when he arrived on the scene.

According to a report by Local 10, a woman claiming to be the grandmother of Rogers' children, says that he had been shot twice before prior to Wednesday morning's incident. 

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As of now, BSO says no arrests have been made, nor do they have any information on a possible suspect. Homicide and crime scene detectives are collecting evidence and speaking with potential witnesses, Concepcion says.

Anyone with information is asked to contact BSO Homicide Detective John Curcio at 954-321-4210 or Broward Crime Stoppers, anonymously, at 954-493-TIPS (8477) or contact Broward Crime Stoppers.

BSO says that reward of up to $3,000 is available for information leading to an arrest. 

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