Kyle Schlapik Death – A Broward Sheriff’s Office deputy died by suicide Tuesday morning while under investigation by a local law enforcement agency, according to BSO. The victim has been identified as Kyle Schlapik. According to reports, Broward Sheriff’s Office deputy Kyle Schlapik passed away from self-inflicted gunshot injuries. 25-year-old Deputy Schlapik who worked in Oakland Park, had been under investigation for an off-duty related incident.
According to a reliable source in law enforcement, Schlapik contacted 911 on Tuesday morning, requesting the presence of officers at his location near the Hillsboro Inlet in Pompano Beach. Upon their arrival, the officers discovered that Schlapik had tragically taken his own life with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Law enforcement authorities proceeded to visit Schlapik’s residence, where several individuals had gathered, but no one responded to their attempts to seek comment.
The law enforcement source revealed that the deputy’s brother arrived at the scene simultaneously with the deputies on Tuesday morning. The Broward Sheriff’s Office (BSO) confirmed that Schlapik had been employed with the agency for four years and was off-duty at the time of his passing. Authorities have initiated an investigation into the matter. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, it is important to remember that help is available 24/7. You can reach out to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 988.
Kyle Schlapik obituary and funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date by the family.
Related story: 1 dead, 2 injured during Pompano Beach shooting
The Broward Sheriff’s Office reported that a shooting occurred in Pompano Beach on Friday night, resulting in the death of one man and injuries to two others. The incident took place at approximately 10:30 p.m., and the injured individuals were promptly transported to the hospital by fire rescue personnel, according to BSO spokeswoman Miranda Grossman.
Deputies swiftly responded to the shooting, which took place in the vicinity of the 600 block of Northwest 19th Street, also known as Branch Ely, situated east of Interstate 95. Residents of Pompano Beach recounted taking cover upon hearing multiple gunshots. A nearby residents mentioned that several shootings have occurred in the area recently.
The identity of the deceased individual has not yet been disclosed by the BSO. Authorities have confirmed that the two other victims involved in the shooting are in stable condition, with non-life-threatening injuries. Detectives have urged anyone with information about the case to contact Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477.
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