Shooter sought in ambushing of 46-year-old man in Hialeah
Police: Carlos Alberto Cura shot in leg by Marquis Strange
HIALEAH, Fla. – Hialeah police have arrested a getaway driver sought in connection to an ambushing, but the search continues for the shooter.
The armed robbery and shooting happened at 6:20 p.m. Friday at the roadside in the 5000 block of East First Avenue.
Carlos Alberto Cura, 46, was ambushed by Marquis Strange, 20, as he was getting out of his vehicle to visit acquaintances, police said.
Strange shot Cura in the left leg while struggling to remove the victim's gold chain, wallet and cash. Police said Strange got back into a getaway vehicle, driven by Terry Alfred Joseph, 21, and fled the scene with Cura's property.
Cura was airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital, where he remains in stable condition, Hialeah police said.
Investigative leads led detectives to Joseph's home on Northwest 97th Street in Miami. Police said further investigation led to the identification of Strange as the shooter. Joseph and Strange face armed robbery and attempted murder charges.
The black 2000 Pontiac Gran Prix used in the robbery belongs to Joseph's father, according to Hialeah police.
Strange is still at large and is considered armed and dangerous, police said. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477 or Hialeah police at 305-687-2525.
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