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A mechanic and three brothers argued at an auto body shop. Two were fatally shot.

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A shootout at a Pembroke Park auto body shop ended with two people dead and two hospitalized Tuesday night, according to the Broward Sheriff’s Office.

Shortly before 8:30 p.m., a group of people confronted a mechanic at Dwayne’s Auto Body Shop, in the 2400 block of Southwest 31st Avenue, according to the Broward Sheriff’s Office.

A verbal fight escalated into a physical one and four people were shot, deputies said.

The group left the shop and drove to the Broward Sheriff’s Office substation at 3201 W Hallandale Beach Blvd. Three of them were injured, BSO said.

The three were taken to Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood. Detectives later learned that the three suspects are brothers, and the oldest brother died at the hospital. The other two brothers are expected to recover, deputies said, BSO said.

At the auto-body shop detectives found the mechanic shot and killed, BSO said.

BSO is continuing its investigation on the incident.

Miami Herald Real Time Reporter Devoun Cetoute covers breaking news, Florida theme parks and general assignment. He attends the University of Florida and grew up in Miami. Theme parks are on his mind in and out of the office.
Carli Teproff grew up in Northeast Miami-Dade and graduated from Florida International University in 2003. She became a full-time reporter for the Miami Herald in 2005 and now covers breaking news.
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