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BSO DETECTIVES ARREST PAIR IN HIGHWAY SHOOTING
- PIO Number:
- BSO Case Number:
- Feb. 2, 2023
- 3:15 a.m.
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- Place of Occurrence:
- I-95 southbound at Sample Road, Pompano Beach
- Victim 1:
- Adult male, name withheld, Marsy’s Law
- Victim 2:
- Adult female, name withheld, Marsy’s Law
- Suspect 1:
- Zion Horne, 23, 11/8/1999, male, 4900 S.W. 140th Terr., Miramar
- Suspect 2:
- Bakari Dixson, 21, 11/7/2001, male, 4900 S.W. 140th Terr., Miramar
- Description of Incident:
Broward Sheriff’s Office Violent Crimes Unit detectives arrested two individuals for a shooting that occurred on Interstate 95 in February.
According to investigators, around 3:10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2, Broward County Regional Communications received a call regarding a shooting southbound on I-95 at Sample Road. BSO Pompano Beach deputies, Pompano Beach Fire Rescue and Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene. An adult male gunshot victim was transported to Broward Health North for treatment. A female passenger was also transported to the same hospital.
BSO Violent Crimes Unit and Crime Scene Unit detectives responded to investigate the shooting. Detectives determined that the victims were entering I-95 southbound from Sample Road, traveling in a 2020 Tesla Performance Model Y, when they were shot. The suspects, traveling in a light colored Audi, pulled up to the driver’s side of the Tesla and fired multiple shots. The suspects then fled southbound.
Through investigative methods, detectives identified the shooter as Zion Horne and the driver as Bakari Dixson.
On March 6, both suspects were taken into custody by the BSO SWAT team. Detectives said a stolen firearm was discovered at the Miramar residence. Horne and Dixson were arrested for a number of crimes including attempted first degree murder, shooting into an occupied vehicle, discharging a firearm from a moving vehicle and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
VCU Det. T. Encina, CID
VCU Det. K. White, CID
THIS REPORT BY:
VCU Det. K. Luna, CID
VCU Sgt. L. Heath
Pompano Beach; PBFR; SWAT; FHP