Arrest made in Miami Beach shooting

Miami Beach police arrest Dontavious Johnson, 25, Sunday


MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – Miami Beach police have arrested a 25-year-old man suspected in a Saturday afternoon shooting, police said. 

Dontavious Johnson was arrest Saturday night. 

Police said Johnson was standing on a corner at Sixth Street and Collins Avenue with a semi-automatic handgun, before he opened fire on an occupied taxi. 

The male passenger then left the taxi and fled on foot, police said. 

Video surveillance captured Johnson chasing the victim into a liquor store, police said. 

A Miami-Dade School Broad officer witnessed the incident and ordered Johnson to surrender, but police said he fled. 

Johnson was later taken into custody and confessed, police said. 

The victim has not been identified. 

Anyone with information in this case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.