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North Miami Beach police pass out fliers in hopes of finding cyclist’s killer

Another man fatally shot nearby a day prior, police say

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – North Miami Beach police passed out fliers Tuesday in hopes of finding someone with information about the fatal shooting of a cyclist that occurred over the weekend.

Local 10 News obtained surveillance video this week that shows Clifton Cargill, 51, early Sunday morning driving into the back alley area of a Miami-Dade County bicycle shop where he would often meet his friends for weekend cycling.

Minutes later, police arrived at the scene and Cargill was pronounced dead.

Police said the shooting happened shortly before 7 a.m.

Glass, likely from his car window, could be seen all over the pavement.

North Miami Beach police Maj. Richard Rand said Tuesday that Cargill was killed just a day after another man was shot five times in the head just four or five blocks away.

Police said the fatal shooting of David Wayland, 50, occurred around 9 p.m. Saturday.

David Wayland, 50, was shot five times in the head on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, in North Miami Beach, authorities said. (North Miami Beach Police Department)

A 34-year-old man, identified as Damien Jarmard Garvin, was arrested in that case on charges of first-degree murder, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and use of a firearm while under the influence.

Damien Jarmard Garvin, 34, was arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of 50-year-old David Wayland in North Miami Beach. (North Miami Beach Police Department)

Cargill, who was originally from Jamaica, was a respected figure in the cycling community and his killer has not yet been found. Authorities do not believe the two shootings were related.

The same day he was killed, those close to him held a prayer in his honor.

By all accounts, Cargill was a good man who simply loved the world of cycling.

"Never saw it coming," said Kofi Cathcart, a member of Cargill's Dutty Ridas cycling group. "I didn't believe it when I saw the messages on my phone."

Cargill is survived by a large family, including children who are planning a memorial. The cycling community may also hold a bike ride in his honor.


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