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Police: Man carjacked, fatally shot while dropping off woman in Miramar

MIRAMAR, Fla. – One person was fatally shot late Sunday night after a carjacking led to a shooting in Miramar, authorities confirmed.

According to police, a man was dropping off a woman in the Hampshire Homes neighborhood when he was approached at gunpoint by two juvenile suspects.

It happened in the 3600 block of Marlberry Lane just after 11:30 p.m.

During the carjacking, the victim was shot and the suspects fled the scene in his white 2014 Mercedes.

Police said one suspect drove the stolen vehicle to the area of Northwest 213th Street and 38th Avenue in Miami Gardens, where he ditched it and ran away.

The suspect was ultimately taken into custody early Monday morning, however, authorities have not yet released his identity, only saying that he was a juvenile.

Police arrested him on charges of first-degree murder and armed carjacking.

Residents in the area told Local 10 News reporter Parker Branton that the suspect was hiding in a nearby shed.

The victim did not survive his injuries, authorities said.

The second suspect was later taken into custody on unrelated charges, though police said additional charges are pending.


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