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Officers arrest 2 teens after shooting near unsolved murder in Naranja

Officers arrested Dyron Kelson, who turned 18 years old on March 14, in Miami-Dade County.
Officers arrested Dyron Kelson, who turned 18 years old on March 14, in Miami-Dade County. (MDPD)

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – As detectives investigated the murder of a TSA officer in Miami-Dade County’s Naranja neighborhood, police officers arrested two teenage boys in relation to a shooting nearby.

Officers said the two teens fired about 80 rounds in front of a home near the intersection of 266th Avenue and 138th Street. The bullets damaged a car, and no one was injured, police said.

Officers did not identify the 17-year-old suspect in the shooting on Monday. Records show the other suspect is Dyron Kelson, who turned 18 years old on March 14.

Kelson is facing one count of aggravated assault with a firearm and one count of shooting a deadly missile. He was at the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center on Tuesday.

Local 10 News’ Reporter Liane Morejon and Photojournalist Curtis Calhoon were at the scene of the TSA officer’s unsolved murder when the second shooting in the area happened hours later.

On Tuesday afternoon, there was yet another shooting. Officers received a ShotSpotter alert. This time it was near the intersection of Southwest 264th Street and 138th Court. No one was injured.

Officers are asking anyone with information about the shootings in the area to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477.

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Officers arrest 2 teens after shooting near unsolved murder in Naranja
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Local 10 News Assignment Desk Editor Guadalupe Monarrez contributed to this report.


About the Authors:

The Emmy Award-winning journalist joined the Local 10 News team in 2013. She wrote for the Miami Herald for more than 9 years and won a Green Eyeshade Award.

Ian Margol joined the Local 10 News team in July 2016 as a general assignment reporter. Born in Miami Beach and raised in Broward County, Ian is thrilled to be back home in South Florida.