Family makes plea to find Keith Johnson's killer

Man shot to death in car while son sleeping in back seat

DORAL, Fla. – The family of a man who was shot to death in his car is asking for anyone with information to come forward.

It's been nearly two months since someone shot Keith Johnson multiple times, and still no arrests have been made.

"That's why we're asking the community to step up," cousin Cory Hollingshad said at a news conference Thursday morning.

The shooting occurred early Feb. 16. Johnson had just finished a game of dominoes with friends and was sitting in his parked car in front of 2575 York St. when someone fired several shots, killing him.

Johnson's 5-year-old son was asleep in the back seat at the time.

"It was close," Hollingshad said. "It could've been him too."

Johnson's son wore a T-shirt bearing the name and photograph of the father he loved.

"This baby is without a father and he asks his mother every day, 'Why?' And she has no answers to give him," aunt Evelyn Hollingshad said.

She said someone has to know who is responsible for Johnson's death.

"Do the right thing -- turn yourself in," she said. "And those (who) have information (about) who did it please contact Miami-Dade County (police), because today it's us. The next time it could be you."

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