1 killed after rideshare vehicle shot up in Opa-locka, sources say

OPA-LOCKA, Fla. – One person has died after a rideshare vehicle was shot up Monday morning in Opa-locka, law enforcement sources confirmed to Local 10.

The shooting occurred in the area of Northwest 22nd Avenue and Lincoln Avenue.

According to those sources, a man, woman and child were the passengers inside a rideshare vehicle when someone pulled up next to the car and started shooting at them.

Relatives told Local 10 News reporter Annaliese Garcia that the family was heading home from a movie.

The man, identified as Jose Luis Lucho, died from his injuries and the woman, identified by family members as Antionette Gabriel, was shot in the back and taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital.

Loved ones said Gabriel is undergoing surgery at Ryder Trauma Center inside Jackson Memorial Hospital.

“We came outside and saw a lady lying in the middle of the street there,” one witness told Garcia. “They took her into the fire rescue (truck) and took her away.”

Sources say the driver and the child were not injured.

No other details were officially released by authorities.

Anyone with further information is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477. A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information that leads to an arrest.


About the Authors:

Annaliese Garcia joined Local 10 News in January 2020. Born and raised in Miami, she graduated from the University of Miami, where she studied broadcast journalism. She began her career at Univision. Before arriving at Local 10, she was with NBC2 (WBBH-TV) covering Southwest Florida. She's glad to be back in Miami!

Amanda Batchelor is the Digital Executive Producer for Local10.com.