The armed robbery suspect who was shot and killed with his own gun after a struggle with his intended victim in Pompano Beach had a lengthy and violent criminal past, authorities said Wednesday.
Osner Louis, 29, died following the deadly encounter with a resident at the Conch Key Villas at 421 Northeast 1st Street Tuesday morning, the Broward Sheriff's Office said.
The resident told detectives he had just arrived home around 5:15 a.m. when he encountered Louis near his garage. The two struggled and the gun fired, killing Louis.
Authorities believe Louis was there to rob the resident.
Detectives are still looking for a dark-colored car witnesses said they saw leaving the scene. The car is described as a black, newer model Nissan, Mazda or Acura.
Anyone with information is asked to call Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.
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