Miami-Dade County murder suspect arrested in Georgia

Cordele Smith wanted in Feb. 11 shooting of Santana Akins


DORAL, Fla. – A man wanted in a fatal shooting in Miami-Dade County has been arrested in Georgia.

Miami-Dade police said Cordele Smith, 19, was apprehended Monday morning in Macon, Georgia.

Smith was wanted on a charge of second-degree murder in the Feb. 11 shooting of Santana Akins, 19.

Police said Akins was shot multiple times near Northwest 70th Street and Northwest 18th Avenue. He was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center, where he was pronounced dead.

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