1 dead, 1 injured during shooting outside Take 1 Lounge in Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – There were yellow bullet shell casing markers on the ground. Detectives used a plastic tarp to cover a man’s body. The crime scene was active on Sunday morning outside of the Take 1 Lounge in Fort Lauderdale.

A group of people grieving arrived at the nightclub’s parking lot at 801 NE 62nd St. The Fort Lauderdale Police Department identified the man dead as Bernie Jean, 37, a Pompano Beach resident.

There was an argument during the shooting, police said. A stray bullet wounded a victim who had nothing to do with the conflict. The victim was at Broward Health North. The Broward County Medical Examiner’s Office retrieved Jean’s body.

Detectives are asking anyone with video related to the shooting to visit this page and submit it as evidence. They are also asking anyone with information to call Detective M. Benson at 954-828-6561 or Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477.


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Detectives are investigating a person’s death on Sunday morning in Fort Lauderdale.

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