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Shooter in gold chain robbery of corrections officer in Miami arrested, police say

Patrick Sullivan charged with attempted murder, armed robbery

MIAMI – Authorities have arrested the alleged shooter wanted in an armed robbery of an off-duty corrections officer, Miami-Dade police said Friday evening.

At 4 p.m. Friday, investigators identified Patrick Sullivan as the shooter in the case. Police said he was later found and placed under arrest without incident.

Sullivan was taken to the Robbery Bureau where was interviewed Friday night, police said.

On Thursday, Miami-Dade police arrested 23-year-old Roderick Everett, who admitted to driving the getaway car after Sullivan allegedly shot 51-year-old Juan Guellmes outside his home in Miami on Aug. 29.

Police said at least one man armed with a handgun ripped Gullemes' gold chain from his neck and shot him as Guellemes tried to fight him off.

According to the arrest report, Everett dropped off the gunmen and then drove around the block before picking him up.

Guellmes remains at Kendall Regional Medical Center in stable condition.

Sullivan is charged with attempted murder and armed robbery.

Juan Guellmes' girlfriend says she was inside the home when she heard the shots Friday night