Detectives identify 2 Goulds shooting victims

Miami-Dade detectives identified the latest victims of a shooting near the intersection of Southwest 114th Court and Southwest 214th Street as Arrington L. Veargis, Jr. and Demetrius D. Campbell.
Miami-Dade detectives identified the latest victims of a shooting near the intersection of Southwest 114th Court and Southwest 214th Street as Arrington L. Veargis, Jr. and Demetrius D. Campbell. (MDPD)

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Two-year-old Carnell Williams-Thomas died during a shooting in December 2017 in the Arthur Mays Villas in Miami-Dade County’s Goulds neighborhood. More than two years later, fatal shootings in the public housing complex continue despite the community’s loss.

Miami-Dade detectives identified the latest victims of a shooting near the intersection of Southwest 114th Court and Southwest 214th Street as Arrington L. Veargis, Jr. and Demetrius D. Campbell. It happened at about 2:50 p.m. on Saturday, police said.

Those responsible for killing Veargis and Campbell also wounded a 17-year-old girl, police said. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue personnel took the teenage girl to Jackson Memorial Hospital South, police said.

Detectives are asking anyone with information about the shooting to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477.

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