Felon accused of rape in Miami has pending Miami Gardens case, records show
A woman told police officers that her 52-year-old attacker said, “he was going to shoot her in the face and kill her family if she called the police,” according to an arrest report that the Miami Police Department released on Thursday.
‘Pass me the fire, bae’: Woman pulls gun on pair over online gossip, Miami police say
Miami police arrested a 33-year-old woman Thursday, more than a year after they say she pulled a gun and threatened to kill a pair of victims outside a dollar store, one of whom she claimed was “talking s---” about her online.
Haitian Americans meet to pray for Martine Moïse, Haiti
Haitian Americans met Friday in Miami-Dade County to pray for First Lady Martine Moïse who remained at Jackson Memorial Hospital for over a week. She was injured during the July 7 assassination of President Jovenel Moïse, 53, in Port-au-Prince, and hopes to attend his funeral July 23 in Haiti’s city of Cap-Haitien.
Haiti probes South Florida Haitian-American connection to president’s assassination
Haitian officers in Port-au-Prince reported Thursday that they have arrested six suspects, including two Haitian-American men, in connection with President Jovenel Moïse’s assassination Wednesday at his home. Four died during a shootout. There are still suspects on the run.
Miami’s Notre Dame d’Haiti Catholic Church prays for Haitian First Lady Martine Moïse
There was a moment of silence Wednesday afternoon at Notre Dame d’Haiti Catholic Church in the heart of Miami’s Little Haiti neighborhood. It was in memory of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse. A squad of gunmen pretending to be U.S. agents assassinated him about 1 a.m. Wednesday at his home in Haiti.
Miami-Dade goes door to door to share info on COVID-19 vaccines
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Miami-Dade County workers were pounding the pavement Tuesday in Little Haiti, handing out COVID-19 vaccine information to anyone they encountered. On the sidewalk, or through an open window, they also helped people register for a dose using QR codes. She stopped at the home of Herbert Polite, who said the information provided could help counteract vaccine misinformation and community apprehension. “It’s nice to see information being exchanged door-to-door,” Polite said. This definitely helps.”MORE VACCINE NEWS2 new COVID-19 vaccine FEMA satellite sites open Thursday in Miami-DadeAdBroward schools’ employees receive COVID-19 vaccine in HollywoodFlorida reports 4,791 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, 101 resident deaths
‘Gentrification is real’: Magic City developers pay $3M to Little Haiti trust
MIAMI – Miami Mayor Francis Suarez held a news conference on Monday to announce the investors behind the Magic City Innovation District paid $3 million to the city’s Little Haiti Revitalization Trust. Neil Fairman, of Plaza Equity Partners, said it was the first payment in a $31 million commitment. The new 18-acre “campus-like” project is on the eastern side of Little Haiti. It will be built in phases to include 432 hotel rooms, 2,630 residential units, and commercial real estate. The construction of Magic City’s first residential tower is set to begin in 2022.
Miami historian/activist spearheads charge to erect markers commemorating 3 historically Black communities
MIAMI – There is a push to preserve history in one of Miami’s most historically black neighborhoods. As a Miami historian and a longtime activist, she spearheaded the charge to erect brand new markers, commemorating three historically black communities in Lemon City, now known as Little Haiti. “It is the people from Lemon City who, with a machete and the strength of their backs, cleared the land to make Miami what it is today. AdThe city even hired a film crew to record a message that will be shown at this week’s city commission meeting to commemorate Black History Month. Despite the time it took just to put the markers in place, Pinkney believes the end result will have an impact for generations.
Miami Jewish Health kicks off COVID-19 vaccine campaign
MIAMI – To cheers and applause, Miami Jewish Health started the vaccination campaign against COVID-19 on Monday at the state’s largest nursing home near Miami’s Little Haiti. Richard Campbell was the first of about 220 to 230 who will be receiving the first dose of the Moderna-National Institutes of Health vaccine at the facility, 5200 NE 2nd Ave.Dr. Shaun Corbett, Miami Jewish Health’s chief medical officer, said the vaccine is not mandatory for employees. He said he expects about 70% of the long-term residents to receive it. Ron DeSantis is prioritizing access to Pfizer and Moderna vaccines to Florida residents who are age 65 and up. Related stories
Miami residents wait hours for grocery gift cards, highlighting COVID-19 struggle
MIAMI – Pierre Cassues had been sitting outside on a crate since 11 p.m. Thursday for the Friday morning food voucher giveaway at the community center in Miami’s Little Haiti neighborhood. Similar federal money has been coming into other areas of South Florida to provide some relief for those struggling during the pandemic. On Thursday morning, cars stretched down streets and people piled on top of one another to get food vouchers in Lauderhill. “Do you know how many people I know that don’t have food?” Rosemary Vaz said. Nothing, absolutely nothing.”People like Cassues say the hours of time waiting are worth it in order to have food for his family.
Father grieves son killed in shooting ambush in Little Haiti
MIAMI, Fla. – An ambush is caught on camera in Little Haiti as a white Chevrolet Suburban pulls out and the driver starts shooting. The surveillance video shows that he wasn’t the only one in the car as several others get out and start firing. Fricot Jacques said his 33-year-old son was killed Thursday night. The shooting happening just behind the well-known Churchill’s Pub in Little Haiti. But, investigators might already have what they need, which is the surveillance video that shows the violent crime and the people behind the murder.
Man with lengthy criminal record target of ambush shooting in Little Haiti
MIAMI, Fla. – An execution style murder of a man with a lengthy criminal record was caught on camera Thursday night in Little Haiti, right behind the well-known Churchill’s Pub. Police are seeking help in tracking down the brazen gunman behind the violent crime that left Kerry Jacques left for dead on a street in the Miami neighborhood. It was just before 7 p.m. when Jacques was gunned down by shooters who jumped out of a white Chevrolet Suburban. Armando Aguilar, Miami’s assistant chief of police, criminal investigations, told Local 10 that investigators believe there were no less than three shooters involved. Fricot Jacques said his son lives next door to him and didn’t know what Kerry was doing outside.
Man dies after shooting in Miami’s Little Haiti, police say
MIAMI – A woman said she was watching television on Thursday night at her home in Miami’s Little Haiti when she heard gunshots outside. After the shooting, she said she heard a dog crying and people screaming. Miami Police Department officers responded to investigate the shooting at Northeast 56th Street and Second Court, near Sweat Records and the Villain Theater comedy club. Detectives worked through Thursday night and on Friday morning to investigate a fatal shooting in Miami's Little Haiti. They are asking anyone with information about the shooting to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477.
Video shows shooter in blue Nissan target teen outside home near Miami’s Little Haiti
MIAMI – Detectives released surveillance video on Thursday in a recent drive-by shooting that left a 17-year-old boy injured near Miami’s Little Haiti. A shooter in a blue Nissan targeted a home on Saturday near Miami's Little Haiti. A 17-year-old boy was injured. (Ring -MPD)The shooter targeted the three-bedroom home near Buena Vista Park, while the teenage boy was sitting outside. The teenage boy was wounded in the chest and leg, according to Officer Kiara Delva, a spokeswoman for the Miami Police Department.
The cheapest apartments for rent in the Little Haiti, Miami
A look at local listings in the Little Haiti via rental sites Zumper and Apartment Guide yields a look at what price-conscious apartment seekers can expect to find in this Miami neighborhood. Sixth Ave.Photo: ZumperPhoto: ZumperListed at $900/month, this 1,507-square-foot studio apartment, located at 5715 N.W. Sixth Ave., is 20.0% less than the $1,125/month median rent for a studio in the Little Haiti. You'll find air conditioning in the residence. In the unit, the listing promises air conditioning.
Miami supermarket deemed public health risk defies state order again
MIAMI – The supermarket where inspectors recently found cat feces and rodent droppings continued to defy state orders to stop selling food and clean up on Thursday afternoon. The rodent droppings were inside rice and flour and there were flies and roaches, according to the inspector. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services considers the situation at Adolphe Take Out Market in Miami’s Little River neighborhood to be a public health risk. It wasn’t until the supermarket’s employees saw Local 10 News’ photojournalist that the supermarket closed. Also, yes, the stop-sale order on all food products remains in effect.
Miami protesters take to streets on eight-mile peaceful journey
MIAMI, Fla. – The protesters began in downtown with dozens gathering at the Torch of Friendship in Bayfront Park. A Haitian band, the Koncious Kontractors, was founded by a Francois Alexandre who said he was beaten by Miami police officers seven years ago. From the, the now larger group went to Wynwood with more marching and dancing to a Haitian Rara Band. He told the group: "Don't surround the car, let me put myself in harm's way for you." The statue of Haitian General Toussan Louverture where the nearly eight-mile journey came to an end.
Budget apartments for rent in the Little Haiti, Miami
So what does the low-end rent on a rental in Little Haiti look like these days and what might you get for the price? 5715 NW Sixth Ave.Photo: ZumperListed at $900/month, this 1,507-square-foot studio apartment, located at 5715 NW Sixth Ave., is 20% less than the $1,125/month median rent for a studio in Little Haiti. 6970 NW Second Ave.Photo: ZumperPhoto: ZumperThis studio apartment, situated at 6970 NW Second Ave., is also listed for $900/month. 50 NW 79th St.Photo: ZumperPhoto: ZumperHere's a studio apartment at 50 NW 79th St., which is going for $950/month. Additionally, if youre an agent or a broker, read on for real estate marketing ideas to promote your local listing.
Your guide to the 4 most popular spots in Miami's Little Haiti neighborhood
Get to know this Miami neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a bistro to a salon. Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Little Haiti, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Second Ave., it's the most popular business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 1,707 reviews on Yelp. Nue Studio MiamiPhoto: laura p./YelpNue Studio Miami, a hair salon, is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 345 Yelp reviews. This story was created automatically using local business data, then reviewed and augmented by an editor.
Miami Jewish Health Systems reports 8 deaths linked to coronavirus
Also in Miami, Unity Health and Rehabilitation Center in Allapattah reported seven residents died of complications with the coronavirus, public health officials reported. In Miami’s Little Havana, Floridean Nursing and Rehabilitation Center reported six deaths related to the coronavirus. Claridge House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Miami-Dade County’s Golden Glades area reported five deaths related to the coronavirus. North Beach Rehabilitation Center in North Miami Beach reported four people dead. Here is a list of the other facilities with the most coronavirus deaths in the state:Suwannee Health and Rehabilitation Center in Live Oak reported 14 deaths.
Hialeah faces highest growth in unemployment nationwide, Miami follows: WalletHub
MIAMI – In the Miami-Dade County’s cities of Hialeah and Miami, the coronavirus pandemic didn’t just bring terror about dying of the contagious respiratory illness. WalletHub’s recent analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ data for 180 cities shows Hialeah is the city with the highest January vs. March growth in unemployment in the nation. Hialeah and Miami are also the cities with the highest number of confirmed coronavirus infections in the state, according to the Florida Department of Health. The two cities’ cases make up 74% of the coronavirus cases in Miami-Dade County. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed 7,490 coronavirus cases in Miami, 1,475 cases in Hialeah and 12,063, Florida’s DOH reported on Thursday.
The most affordable apartments for rent in the Little Haiti, Miami
So what does the low-end price on a rental in the Little Haiti look like these days — and what might you get for your money? A look at local listings in the Little Haiti via rental sites Zumper and Apartment Guide yields a look at what price-conscious apartment seekers can expect to find in this Miami neighborhood. Second Ave., is 25.0% less than the $1,200/month median rent for a studio in the Little Haiti. This story was created automatically using local real estate data from Zumper and Apartment Guide, then reviewed by an editor. Additionally, if you’re in the real estate business learn how to do local real estate advertising in your ZIP codes.
Struggling small businesses try to connect with customers in different ways
These days, co-owner Edward Rawson is wondering whether he’ll be able to keep the restaurant alive. Like many small businesses, Rawson applied for every government loan and grant possible and is still waiting for relief. Because of overwhelming demand, small business assistance is going out slowly, and time to apply is running out. On Instagram, the Wynwood Business Improvement District is trying to help out, launching the hashtag #wynathome and allowing businesses to access their 150,000+ followers to keep people connected with their favorite hotspots. The Salty’s Donut Donation allows customers to place an order for a set pack of donuts to be delivered to Miami’s medical professionals and first responders via their website.
$5,000 reward offered for information in girl’s fatal shooting on I-95
Nunez said the killer cut Gonzalez’s dreams of going to law school short. She had recently graduated from Florida International University, and she was preparing to take the Law School Admission Test. Miami-Dade detectives released a surveillance video image showing a car they believe is related to the fatal shooting. Detectives released surveillance image of the vehicle that was linked to the Jan. 3 fatal shooting on I-95 in Miami-Dade County. (Local 10 News)Nunez is asking anyone with information about her daughter’s murder to call Miami-Dade County Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477.
MMA fighter accused of trying to kidnap girl appears in court
The MMA fighter who was accused of trying to kidnap a 3-year-old girl during a recent disagreement with the girl’s father in Miami’s Little Haiti neighborhood appeared in court on Tuesday. Michael Nates, 31, allegedly attempted to kidnap the girl near the KO ZONE gym at 301 NW 54th St. While walking with his 3-year-old daughter, Alex Torres (pictured) was allegedly attacked by local MMA fighter Michael Nates. Officers arrested Nates and reported he tried to grab an officer’s gun at the police station and it took about a dozen officers to retrain him. Local MMA fighter Michael Nates was arrested near a Miami gym, then attacked an officer inside a Miami Police station.
Rappers to battle it out at ‘305 vs 404’ showdown in Miami’s Little Haiti
MIAMI – The Miami vs. Atlanta rap battle will be held inside a custom-built boxing ring on Saturday night at a warehouse in Little Haiti. During the five-round battle, Denzel Curry -- who started rapping as a boy of Bahamian descent growing up in Miami Gardens’ Carol City neighborhood -- will be representing the 305. East-Atlanta’s Destin Choice Route, better known as J.I.D., will be representing the 404. Full Screen 1 / 35 ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 14: Rapper Denzel Curry performs onstage at AfroPunk Festival Atlanta at Mechanicsville on October 14, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. Red Bull will also host shows in Atlanta, Oakland and New York.
Here is a list of recommended restaurants for Valentine’s Day
Zagat included the restaurant in its “Best wine lists” page. Zagat included the restaurant in its “Best impressive views” page and it is a top pick on Yelp. Zagat included the restaurant in its “Best impressive views” list. New AmericanFARM FRESH: Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink is at 130 NE 40 St., in Miami’s Design District. ‘VEGETABLE-DRIVEN’: Chef Alain Verzeroli’s Le Jardinier is at 151 NE 41 St. in Miami’s Design District.
A decade after earthquake that devastated Haiti
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Sunday marks 10 years since a massive earthquake rocked Haiti, killing hundreds of thousands of people. Local 10 News anchor Calvin Hughes was in Haiti right after the historic earthquake and is back a decade later. Some Haitians have tried to make the best of the situation while still recovering from the earthquake. Haitians in Miami’s Little Haiti neighborhood had a silent march to commemorate and reflect on the devasting day. Johanne St. Leger lost her uncle and father in the earthquake and had been grieving silently for nearly 10 years.
Check out the 3 most popular spots in Miami's Little Haiti neighborhood
Get to know this Miami neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a Mediterranean bistro to a deli and pop-up restaurant. Mandolin Aegean BistroPhoto: Barbara V./YelpTopping the list is Mediterranean, Greek and Turkish spot Mandolin Aegean Bistro. Second Ave., it's the most popular business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 1,597 reviews on Yelp. Gaucho RanchPhoto: Gaucho Ranch/YelpMeat shop Gaucho Ranch is another top choice. This story was created automatically using local business data, then reviewed and augmented by an editor.
Family, friends, community mourn loss of Gonzalo Vizcardo Chiesi
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - Gonzalo Vizcardo Chiesi was supposed to turn 30 on Thursday. Instead of celebrating the end to his 20s, family and friends will share stories and memories of a life cut short to a heinous act of gun violence. Last Thursday around 1 a.m., Vizcardo was fatally shot near Northeast Miami Place and 55th Street just blocks from his Little Haiti home, Miami-Dade police officers said. Prior to the incident, Vizcardo was out having drinks with friends at the New Yorker Patio Bar off of Biscayne Boulevard, friends said. Miami-Dade police officers are offering a $3,000 reward for any information that leads to the arrest of his shooter.
Shooting in Little Haiti leaves man dead
MIAMI - A shooting in Little Haiti has left one man dead. The fatal shooting occurred just after 1 a.m. Thursday at Northeast Miami Court and Northeast 55th Street. Miami police said the man was pronounced dead at the scene. Crime scene investigators were searching for clues and taking pictures. A shoe was among the items flanked by evidence markers that lined a gate outside a housing complex.
Hit-and-run in Little Haiti
MIAMI-DADE, Fla. - A woman in a wheelchair was thrown more than 20 feet in the air in a hit-and-run accident while crossing the intersection at Northeast 2nd Avenue and Northeast 54th Street in Miami, one witness said. Around 3 a.m. Thursday, Miami police and fire-rescue officials responded to an accident scene in Miami's Little Haiti, where a wheelchair-bound victim was found lying in the street. The vehicle that struck her was described as a dark, four-door older model with possible damage to the front and was last seen heading west on Northeast 54th street. "Once that vehicle realized what happened they took off instantly, so I knew there was no help coming for her. The current condition of the victim is unknown, though early assessments from the accident scene indicated she had non-life-threatening injuries to her face and legs, police officers said.
Miami church burglarized, vandalized for second time this month
MIAMI - Miami police are searching for the thief who burglarized a church overnight in the city's Little Haiti neighborhood. The burglary occurred at New Vision Emmanuel Baptist Church on Northeast 73rd Street and Second Avenue. The thief smashed the church's vending machines and removed all the merchandise before entering the other rooms of the church, stealing TVs and other electronic items. "It was burglarized, vandalized, and this is the second time within a week," church administrator Wilfred Pierre said. Pierre said the damage to the vending machines wasn't as big of a loss to the church as the equipment that was stolen and other property damage.
A giant Little Haiti project is met with cautious approval
In this Thursday, July 18, 2019 photo, murals adorn a wall next to a vacant lot in the Little Haiti neighborhood of Miami. The billion-dollar development project known as Magic City Innovation District that has been approved by the city to be built in Little Haiti could change the face of the impoverished neighborhood. Though Little Haiti is nestled in an industrious site and ailing from unfixed roads and limited sidewalks, the area is vibrant. Businesses and firms see the higher-elevated Little Haiti as a place to avoid floods. The months leading to that were met with heavy protests, causing Commissioner Keon Hardemon, whose district includes Little Haiti, to make a quiet deal with the developers in the form of a $31 million community benefits trust fund, overseen by an undetermined five-person board who would decide how to allocate the money to aid Little Haiti.
Woman falls out of car on I-95, FHP trooper says
A woman fell out of a moving car Saturday morning on Interstate 95 and another driver ran her over, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The women and a man were traveling northbound on I-95, just nort of Interstate 195, near Miami's Little Haiti. "We believe alcohol may have been a contributing factor, but cannot confirm at this time," Camacho said. Miami Police Department officers arrested the driver of the Honda at Northwest 62nd Street in Little Haiti, after he allegedly first gave a false report. Camacho said the woman was at Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center in critical condition.
Swastikas spray-painted on food truck in Little Haiti
MIAMI - Miami police are investigating after swastikas were spray-painted on a food truck in the Little Haiti neighborhood. The truck, called Bao Wow Burgers Bruh, is located at 251 NE 54th St. Although the food truck has not yet officially open for business, its owner said the truck has already been targeted by vandals before. The swastikas are now adding more fear of growing anti-Semitism in the South Florida community. Miami police confirmed an incident report regarding the matter involving the food truck was filed Friday and detectives are investigating.
Lawsuit filed by Little Haiti resident over new development
MIAMI - A development debate is creating controversy in Miami's Little Haiti neighborhood. Although he is a renter, Perry maintains that he is a resident and, as such, has just as much stake in the neighborhood. Perry's lawsuit is the latest attempt to stop the development after it got final approvals five weeks ago. Kasdin touted job creation, an economic infusion and another $31 million donated to the Little Haiti trust fund. "The only ones being hurt by this appeal are the people -- the residents of Little Haiti -- who are going to receive $6 million in short order," Kasdin said.
Get to know these 3 new Little Haiti businesses
Ready to get to know the newest restaurant and retail additions to the Little Haiti? Bianco Gelato currently holds five stars out of three reviews on Yelp, indicating good reviews. Second Ave. Photo: ANNA M./YelpVice City Bean is a coffee roastery and food court, offering coffee and tea and more. Vice City Bean currently holds 4.5 stars out of three reviews on Yelp, indicating good reviews. According to its website, Vice City Bean is open from 8:30 a.m.7 p.m. on Tuesday-Thursday and Sunday and 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
Your guide to the 4 most popular spots in Miami's Little Haiti neighborhood
Get to know this Miami neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from an upscale Italian restaurant to a New American spot. Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in the Little Haiti, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Second Ave., Suite 101A, it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting four stars out of 324 reviews on Yelp. Second Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 1,471 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite. Michael's Genuine Food & DrinkPhoto: LENG LENG Y./YelpMichael's Genuine Food & Drink, a bar and New American spot, is another high-traffic neighborhood go-to, with four stars out of 1,652 Yelp reviews.
Drive-by shooting targets home in Little Haiti
MIAMI - Detectives are investigating a Sunday morning shooting in Miami's Little Haiti. A woman was in tears after learning that her home at Northeast 59th Terrace near North Miami Avenue was the target. Officers said a side window was damaged and no one was injured. The woman's neighbor said he was working outside his home about 7 a.m. when he heard two gunshots and a speeding car. Cruz said detectives are asking anyone with information about the shooting to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477.
Video shows armed carjacking at Miami gas station
MIAMI - Miami Police Department detectives released surveillance video Tuesday showing an armed carjacking at a gas station in Miami near the Little Haiti and West Little River neighborhoods. The robbers spotted a 2004 Nissan Frontier pickup truck carrying bicycles about 7:30 p.m., on June 30 at the 7 Eleven gas station near Interstate 95 on Northwest 79th Street. Two armed robbers jumped out of a gray Nissan Altima. The other robber threatened the driver who was trying to secure his friend's bicycle onto the bed of the truck. The driver jumped onto the bed of the truck where he had a shotgun.
Miami police search for armed robbers who targeted pickup truck
Miami Police Department detectives released surveillance video Tuesday showing an armed carjacking at a gas station in Miami near the Little Haiti and West Little River neighborhoods. Copyright 2019 by WPLG Local10.com - All rights reserved.
New Italian spot Boia De debuts in The Little Haiti
A new Italian and New American spot has opened its doors in the neighborhood. The fresh addition to the Little Haiti, called Boia De, is located at 5205 N.E. On the menu, expect to see items like grilled broccolini, bone marrow and baked clams. Boia De has garnered rave reviews thus far, with a five-star rating out of three reviews on Yelp. Head on over to check it out: Boia De is open from 5:3010:30 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday and 5:3011:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
Video shows armed carjacking at Miami gas station
MIAMI - Miami Police Department detectives released surveillance video Tuesday showing an armed carjacking at a gas station in Miami near the Little Haiti and West Little River neighborhoods. The robbers spotted a 2004 Nissan Frontier pick-up truck carrying bicycles about 7:30 p.m., on June 30 at the 7 Eleven gas station near Interstate 95 on Northwest 79th Street. The robbers jumped out of a gray Nissan Altima. The driver jumped onto the bed of the truck where he had a shotgun. When they realized, the victim was armed with a shotgun, they stopped and exchanged gunfire before taking off running.