Man dead, 2 hospitalized after shooting in Homestead

$5,000 reward offered for information that leads to arrest

The deceased person was found dead on the scene in the middle of a street, police said.

A man is dead and two others were hospitalized following a shooting in Homestead on Sunday, according to the Homestead Police Department.

The deceased person was found dead at the scene in the middle of a street, police said.

He was identified Monday as 29-year-old Samuel Pacheco Jr.

Samuel Pacheco Jr., 29, was fatally shot June 26, 2022 in Homestead, police said. (Miami-Dade Police Department)

There’s no immediate word on the condition of the two victims who were hospitalized.

The investigation is ongoing, and a motive remains unclear.

Anyone with further information about the shooting is asked to call Detective P. Klimick at 305-471-2400. Anonymous tips can be made by calling Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477.

Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest.


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