Blige Sean Christopher Cypress, 22

Hollywood, Florida
July 14, 2019

Agencies: Florida Department of Law Enforcement FDLE | Hollywood Police Department Florida

Cause of death: Not Yet Known


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Last updated: about 2 years ago

Overview

22-year-old Blige Sean Christopher Cypress, was killed in the Sunday afternoon police-involved shooting, Hollywood Police confirmed Tuesday.

According to police, officers responded to the 7000 block of Liberty Street around 2:40 p.m. after a man reported that someone began shooting at him as he was driving.

Surveillance footage showed the suspect fire multiple times at the white van, and police said the vehicle had bullet holes.

A short time later, police found Cypress, who matched the description of the shooter. When officers tried to make contact with him, there was some type of confrontation and the fatal shooting happened.

Cypress was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said he was armed at the time of the shooting.