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Family dispute leads to fatal gas station shooting, police say

Police say man, woman shot multiple times with rifle

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A man and a woman were shot to death Thursday morning while sitting in a car at a southwest Miami-Dade County gas station, police said.

The shooting occurred shortly after midnight at a Mobil gas station on Southwest 43rd Street, next to Kendall Regional Medical Center.

Miami-Dade police Detective Argemis Colome said the victims were shot multiple times with a rifle.

According to investigators, the gunman, Oscar Ramon Blanco, 44, of Hialeah, had been involved in an ongoing family dispute with the female victim, identified as Roxana Llorens, 44, of Homestead. 

Oscar Ramon Blanco, 44, of Hialeah, is accused of fatally shooting a man and a woman over a family dispute involving the female victim, authorities said.

Police said Blanco pulled his Ford F-150 pickup truck alongside the victim's white BMW sedan that was stopped in the gas station parking lot.

Authorities said Blanco fired multiple shots into the sedan, striking Llorens and the driver, Randall H. Browning, 55, of Homestead.

Browning was pronounced dead at the scene, while Llorens was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The BMW, which was covered by a tarp after the shooting and the pickup truck were later towed away from the scene.

Police said Blanco was taken into custody and the rifle was found in his truck. 

"You have everything on video so there's no need for me to talk," Blanco told police, according to his arrest report.

Blanco is being held at the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center on two counts of second-degree murder.

Further details about the family dispute were not immediately released.

 


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