MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A 29-year-old man was killed early Tuesday morning in a shooting in southwest Miami-Dade, authorities confirmed.
The shooting was reported at 2:30 a.m. at the Garden View Apartments at 11000 SW 200th St.
Miami-Dade police Detective Lee Cowart said officers arrived to find the victim, Oscar Limprich, dead at the scene from apparent gunshot wounds.
"I heard him screaming, 'Ahh, Ahh,' -- like loud noises, and then I just (saw) like six guys run right in front of me and three jumped the fence and two went in back of my house and couldn't jump. He threw himself on the floor," a witness, who did not want to be identified, said. "After he got shot, I seen him like holding and he was walking and he just fell down."
Sylvia Limprich set up a GoFundMe to raise funds to pay for her brother's funeral.
A friend of the victim's told Local 10 News reporter Ian Margol that Limprich's mother told her that the shooting was the result of an attempted robbery over a fake gold chain that Limprich was wearing, which belonged to his mother.
She said Limprich fought back against his attackers when one of them pulled out a gun.
The friend said Limprich is survived by three children.
A description of the shooter was not immediately known.
Anyone with further information is asked to call Homicide Detective R. Silvestre at 305-471-2400.
Anonymous tips can be made by calling Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477. A reward of up to $1,000 is offered for anonymous tips that lead to an arrest.