Homicide detectives for the Broward County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 40-year-old man on a first-degree murder charge.
BSO released the name of the suspect, Jeremy Ensmenger, in a news release to the media Friday morning. Ensmenger is charged in the fatal shooting death of 45-year-old Kelvin Traylor.
The homicide, cops say, occurred Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 25, at 3261 N.W. 6th Avenue in Oakland Park. BSO SWAT team and deputies, reportedly, found Traylor dead and Emsmenger suffering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Emsmenger was transported by Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue to Broward Health Medical Center where he remains hospitalized.
BSO is continuing to investigate what lead to the incident. Anyone with information can contact homicide detective Kevin Nitsch at 954-321-4210 or Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477) or online at browardcrimestoppers.org