Teen killed fleeing holdup in Pompano Beach park

Players at a Thursday night card game in a Pompano Beach park ran for their lives when two armed robbers showed up and demanded everyone’s money, police said.

When the card players, including 18-year-old Brian Wallace Jr., made a run for it the robbers, started shooting, according to the Broward Sheriff’s Office.

It wasn’t until Wallace and a relative made it to the shelter of their nearby car that Wallace realized he had been shot, said Gina Carter, a spokeswoman for the Sheriff’s Office.

Wallace, known as BJ, died at the hospital six hours later, she said.

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