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Arrest after boy killed in the rash of Florida shootings

DANIA BEACH, Fla. Governments have an arrest in a spate of shootings in the South of Florida that an 8-year-old boy is dead.

The Broward Sheriff’s Office, says in a news release that they arrested 22-year-old Gregory Sims on Thursday in connection with the eruption of violence in Dania Beach. The authorities are seeking other suspects.

The latest shooting happened Wednesday, when deputies and paramedics found the child, Rasheed Cunningham Jr., dead and two adults injured. The adults are expected to recover.

Another shooting Tuesday night left an adult male injured. And on Monday a shooting in Dania Beach left a unknown adult man with life-threatening injuries after an attempted robbery. It is not clear what the motivation of the other shootings.

Police say the first occurred on christmas day, when the 25-year-old Christopher Jordan was killed.

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