Man Arrested in Fatal Hallandale Beach Shooting: Police

Clifton Afflick-Laidley, 26, fatally wounded Vincent Strickland, 22, and shot another man, police said

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    Broward Sheriff's Office
    Clifton Afflick-Laidley, 26

    A suspect has been arrested on first-degree murder and attempted murder with a firearm charges in this week’s shooting of two men in Hallandale Beach, police said Thursday.

    Clifton Afflick-Laidley, 26, of Hollywood fatally wounded Vincent Strickland, 22, of Hallandale Beach in the shooting at 1013 Northwest 1st Ave. on Tuesday at about 4:40 p.m., police said in a statement.

    2 People Shot in Hallandale Beach: Authorities

    [MI] 2 People Shot in Hallandale Beach: Authorities
    Two men were taken to a hospital after they were shot in an apartment building in Hallandale Beach, authorities said. (Published Tuesday, Jul 30, 2013)

    He also shot Tarod Thomas, 26, of Hollywood, police said. Both men were taken to Memorial Regional Hospital, according to Hallandale Beach Fire Rescue.

    A hospital employee said Thursday that Thomas is not listed as a patient there.

    Police detectives collected evidence and information from witnesses to link Afflick-Laidley to the crime and develop probable cause for an arrest, police said. They found Afflick-Laidley at a relative’s home in West Park, where he was taken into custody without incident, police said.

    Afflick-Laidley is being held on no bond at the Broward County Main Jail, online jail records said. It wasn’t immediately known whether he has an attorney.

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