Road Rage Victim's Family Asks For Help Finding Killer

Police Release Image Of SUV In 163rd St. Shooting

MIAMI – The family of a man who was fatally shot on 163rd Street in North Miami Beach asked the public Wednesday for help in tracking down his killer.

Octavio Marquez, 56, was a husband, a father, a brother, an uncle and a grandfather.

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"He filled us all with life," said Marquez's daughter, Sarah Marquez. "He helped us all. In the worst of times, he was always there."

Octavio Marquez was on his way from work Sept. 14 when he got into a dispute with another motorist during the afternoon rush hour in front of the163rd Street Mall, police said. The argument escalated, and Marquez was gunned down in the street. Police said they found a gun near his body.

"From the information that was have from witnesses on the scene, it appears to be it may have been a road rage incident," said Detective Javier Pineda, of the Miami-Dade Police Department.

Miami-Dade homicide detectives have released photos of the suspect's vehicle taken from a surveillance camera at a nearby business.

"To those who know, please step up because losing somebody like my dad, we don't want that to happen to anybody else," Sarah Marquez said.

The suspect is a man believed to be in his 30s who is about 6 feet tall with long dreadlocks in a ponytail. He was last seen wearing dark pants and a purple shirt.

Anyone with information is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS (8477).