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Gunman Murdered Man Because He MIGHT be Gay

January 10, 2011

Matthew Guzman


Too bad Matt took matters into his own hands, I’m sure Brian Fischer could have used someone who can sense homosexual-tendencies…

A suspect has been arrested in the fatal shooting of the owner of a South Florida auto shop, and police said the gunman killed the man because he thought the man was gay.

Matthew Guzman, 21, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the death of Paul Barrow, 46.

Barrow was shot in the head on the morning of Dec. 16 at his business, Devonaire Service, at 122nd Avenue and 112th Street. He later died.

Guzman was arrested Sunday in connection with another crime. Police said he then confessed to killing Barrow as well as another man, Harry Ray, on Nov. 18.

According to the arrest affidavit, Guzman told police that he killed Barrow because he believed Barrow “had homosexual tendencies.” Police said Guzman told officers that Barrow recently had looked at him in an “inappropriate manner” that Guzman felt was loaded with homosexual connotations.

Guzman appeared in court Tuesday and was denied bond.

via Police: Gunman Shot Man Over Perceived Sexuality – Miami News Story – WPLG Miami.