A pair of 16-year-old cousins are accused of fatally shooting a 17-year-old boy at a Florida park during a drug deal gone bad, a report said.
The teen suspects were arrested Tuesday and are facing murder charges in the killing of Taigur Taguri at Gordon Heights Park in Bartow on Monday, ClickOrlando reported, citing authorities.
The suspects are accused of setting up a marijuana deal with Taguri with the intention of stealing the drugs, according to Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd.
After Taguri arrived at the park, with his girlfriend in the passenger seat, four male suspects ambushed him, deputies said.
Taigur Taguri was gunned down and murdered at Gordon Heights Park.Twitter
One of the suspects opened fire, striking and killing Taguri, authorities said. The girlfriend was not injured.
“They intended to rob them of their dope the whole time, there was never any intention to buy the dope,” Judd said of the suspects’ alleged motive, according to the