Fla. man fatally shoots girlfriend, then himself

Published: Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at 8:18 a.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at 8:18 a.m.

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. — Authorities say a man killed himself after fatally shooting his girlfriend while their 3-year-old son was nearby.

The woman was shot shortly before 8 p.m. Tuesday during what Broward Sheriff's officials described as a domestic dispute.

Deputies say the man left the apartment with the couple's son. He left the child with his grandparents in Lauderdale Lakes, a suburb of Fort Lauderdale, before shooting himself to death in his vehicle.

The identities of the man and woman have not been released.

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