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POMPANO BEACH WOMAN ARRESTED FOR FIRST-DEGREE MURDER

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PIO Number:
24-2-14
BSO Case Number:
11-2402-004187
Date:
Feb. 13, 2024
Time:
12:48 p.m.
Jurisdiction:
Pompano Beach
Place of Occurrence:
2600 block of Northwest Seventh Street, Pompano Beach
Victim:
Derrick Givings, 42, 9/27/1981, male, Pompano Beach (DECEASED)
Suspect:
Patrice George, 39, 1/5/1985, female, 2695 N.W. Seventh St., Pompano Beach
Description of Incident:

A 39-year-old woman has been arrested for first degree-murder after fatally shooting her neighbor in Pompano Beach. Detectives with the Broward Sheriff’s Office Homicide unit are investigating the circumstances surrounding the fatal incident.
At approximately 12:48 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 13, BSO deputies responded to a ShotSpotter alert near Northwest 27th Avenue and Northwest Seventh Street. When deputies arrived, they found shooting victim Derrick Givings in front of the residence located at 2695 N.W. Seventh St. Pompano Beach Fire Rescue immediately transported Givings to Broward Health North. Deputies on scene made contact with Patrice George who resides at 2695 N.W. Seventh St.
A short time later, Givings was pronounced deceased at the hospital. Detectives say the preliminary investigation revealed George shot Givings.
BSO Crime Scene and Homicide detectives responded to investigate.
During the on-scene investigation, George was immediately detained. Following questioning by detectives, a warrant for her arrest was obtained, and she was formally taken into custody and transported to BSO Main Jail. She faces one count of first-degree murder with a firearm.

INVESTIGATORS:
Homicide Dets. A. Ciaravino & L. Bonhomme, CID
Homicide Sgt. W. DeJesus, CID

THIS REPORT BY:
Miranda Grossman/PIO
2/14/2024 1315

Homicide Lt. B. Tutler, CID

Pompano Beach, PBFR