Miami-Dade police release sketches of armed robbers

Victim shot during robbery outside home


MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Miami-Dade police have released sketches of two men who they say robbed and shot a man at his home last month.

The incident was reported Dec. 5 at a home in the 2300 block of Northwest 107th Street.

According to detectives, Edel Vega, 51, was arriving home when he was approached by two men who were armed with a gun.

Police said both men demanded money from Vega and snatched the chains from his neck before shooting him several times in the lower extremities.

Police said the robbers took off in a car that was being driven by a third culprit.

Vega was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital, where he underwent surgery.

Anyone with information about the identities of the robbers is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.

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