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Coral Springs Police: 3 Separate Crime Scenes Tied To One Suspect

MIAMI (CBSMiami) - Authorities in Coral Springs believe three separate crime scenes on Friday all trace back to one suspect, a 35-year-old man was taken into custody while law enforcement looks to connect the dots.

The multiple crime scenes include an 11-month-old boy killed inside a home at the Ramblewood East Condominiums.

Authorities tell CBS4's Joe Gorchow that the more they investigate, the more they find.

Coral Springs officers investigated inside a unit connected to the killings of a baby boy and a 31-year-old woman.

The two are related, but the woman was not the boy's mother.

The suspect was not the dad. And it's not believed the suspect used a firearm to kill the two.

From there, the 35-year-old male suspect committed numerous crimes while killing another person.

At 1:49 p.m., an officer tried to approach the suspect's vehicle, which was involved in a hit-and-run in the 8100 block of Wyles Road in Coral Springs. The suspect in the car fled and left the Coral Springs jurisdiction, heading eastbound on Sample Road. At 1:51 pm, officers stopped the pursuit per department policy.

"Only crime we had was a hit-and-run. No reason to pursue a hit-and-run, based it was a property," said Coral Springs PIO, Chris Swinson.

Coral Springs police relayed the suspect's vehicle information to other agencies in the area.

Minutes later, in Pompano Beach, the suspect's vehicle caused a four-car collision on West Sample Road and Powerline Road.

Police said he shot and killed one victim, stealing their car. Two others were injured in the crash.

At 2:04 p.m., fleeing in now a stolen truck, the suspect hit a car making a turn onto 42nd Avenue and injured two more people.

He kept his foot on the gas, crashing into two parked cars in the Walgreens parking lot off 42nd avenue. The suspect then abandoned the car and robbed another victim, according to investigators.

His crime scene ends at the Shell Gas Station off Lyons Road. He's arrested by Coconut Creek Police inside the Shell station while naked.

During this time, Coral Springs officers were at the residence registered to the suspect's vehicle, which happened to be Ramblewood East Condominiums.

"Upon trying to make contact with that residence, they ended up seeing one of the adjacent neighbor's doors were open. When they looked inside, they discovered there was an adult female and one infant," said Coral Springs Deputy Chief Bradley McKeone.

Police on the scene provided immediate medical attention once they discovered the woman and baby. The woman died at the scene. The baby boy was transported to Broward Health Hospital, where he later died from his injuries.

Neighbors CBS4 spoke with are stunned, feeling uneasy after what took place.

Charges are pending from Coral Springs and the Broward Sheriff's Office. Their suspect faces many charges from Coconut Creek Police, including a charge of strong-arm robbery and resisting arrest.

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