Man Shot, Killed At Gas Station

Police Seek 3 Armed Men

MIAMI - Police are searching for three men who shot and killed a man at a northwest Miami-Dade County gas station on Tuesday afternoon.

According to investigators, the three men, one of whom had a gun, approached Trinard Snell and Charlemagne Benjamin, both 24, who were sitting outside the car wash by the Valero gas station at 71st Street and Northwest 27th Avenue.

Miami-Dade police said the three men demanded property from Benjamin and Snell. When they tried to run away, the armed man took out his gun and shot Snell, who died.

Benjamin ran away, then got into his vehicle and started to chase the attackers, who escaped, police said.

Police have not made any arrests in the case. Investigators believe the three perpetrators are in their 20s and are armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS (8477).

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