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There is no relation between safely lifting weights and stunting growth, so no need to worry about affecting height. Plus, at 19 you are very likely almost as tall as you will be for the rest of your life. The three important muscle groups to target for broad shoulders would be: Deltoids, the "caps" on the top of your arms, think of where your sleeve is ...
I have a the same problem I usually do lots of dumbbell side raises on low weight just to get the shoulder pumped, this exercise really adds mass to the side of the shoulder (1 muscle of 3). Also the wide shoulders are an illusion created by a thin waist so you tend to look broader if you have a small waste. So basically loose the love handle :). But I must ...
Weight lifting will not affect your general growth, including height, as long as you don't starve yourself. If you want broader shoulders and a slimmer waist, do shoulder exercises and lose fat.
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