A Pembroke Pines man is facing a first degree murder charge after police say he intentionally drove his car into his brother last month.
Everan Forbes, 42, died Monday, a week after he was hit while walking outside the family home at 1421 SW 68th Blvd. by his brother Shawn Forbes, 36, police said.
According to police, the incident began with a fight between the brothers over family matters inside the home at about 9:30 a.m. July 27.
“The argument continued into the front yard where they began to physically fight,” an officer wrote in Forbes arrest report.
Police said that the younger brother picked up a brick paver and threw it at his older brother's car before getting into a 2003 white Mercury Grand Marquis.
Witnesses told police that Shawn Forbes accelerated and headed toward his brother, who was walking on 15th street and struck him. Everan Forbes was “hurled into the air, striking a parked car,” an officer wrote in the report.
A person working in a neighboring lawn told police that he saw “the defendant accelerate his vehicle in excess of 30 mph in a reckless and dangerous manner towards the victim,” according to the report.
Everan Forbes was taken to Memorial Regional Hospital with a brain injury, multiple spinal fractures, a lacerated liver and broken bones.
Police said there was “no evidence that the defendant attempted to brake,” and Everan Forbes was hit so hard that his laced sneaker came off and landed in a fenced in back yard.
Shawn Forbes remained in jail Tuesday, being held with no bond.