Teen shot to death on Lauderdale Lakes street in front of friend
A teenager was shot dead as he walked with a friend on a Lauderdale Lakes street.
Cornelius Mitchell, 17, of Fort Lauderdale died at Broward Health Medical Center after being shot in the 4400 block of North State Road 7. Mitchell was walking Tuesday afternoon with friend Bravon Newsom, also 17, who was grazed by a bullet.
According to the Broward Sheriff’s Office, Mitchell and Newsom got into a dispute with Elijah Ellington, who police say then pulled a gun and opened fire on the two teens.
Ellington, 32, of 7001 SW 11th St. in Pembroke Pines, is in custody.