South Florida

Authorities Identify Man Shot, Killed Outside VFW Hall

Authorities have identified a man who was shot and killed outside the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post in Fort Lauderdale.

The South Florida Sun Sentinel reports Fort Lauderdale police say in a statement that 44-year-old Gilbert Oosthuzian of Pembroke Pines died Friday.

Police say Oosthuzian had just left the post when a suspect wearing a ski mask and a hoodie walked up to him and shot him.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are continuing to search for the suspected shooter.

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