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Arrest Made In Belle Glade Drive By Shooting That Killed Eight Year Old Girl

PALM BEACH (CBSMiami) - An arrest has been in a drive by shooting in Belle Glade that left an eight-year-old girl dead.

The shooting happened Friday, February 4th, around 7: 15 p.m. in the 500 block of SE 1st Street.

Arriving deputies found the critically injured girl who was taken to a local hospital where she died.

The Palm Beach Sheriff's Office said with the assistance of cooperating witnesses they were able to identify their suspect as 20-year-old Andrew Thomas.

He was located in Coral Springs on Monday and taken into custody by police on Monday.

Thomas has been charged with first degree murder with a firearm, attempted first degree murder with a firearm, and possession of a firearm by a felon.

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