Video allegedly shows hitman counting cash payment for killing TSA officer, prosecutors say
The State Attorney’s Office released a video on Wednesday showing Javon Carter — who is accused of killing a U.S. Transportation Security Administration officer — while he recorded himself in a car counting stacks of $100 bills.
Day after rush-hour shootout, police focus on cafe’s surveillance video
SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. – The day after a shootout during rush hour in Southwest Miami Dade, police said surveillance video from a nearby café is serving as a key component in the investigation. That’s when shots were fired from an SUV into a white BMW sedan. On the video, the passenger doors of the SUV open and gunfire can be seen hitting the sedan. Sky 10 over the scene captured the sedan after the shooting with all doors open and bullet holes in the front windshield. (See the surveillance video below.)
Fire erupts inside fourth-floor apartment unit in Naranja
NARANJA, Fla. – A fire erupted Wednesday morning inside a fourth-floor apartment unit in Naranja, authorities confirmed. According to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue spokeswoman Erika Benitez, firefighters arrived at the scene to find heavy smoke and flames coming from the unit. Sky 10 was above the scene shortly after 10 a.m. as the fire appeared to have been extinguished. A window was blown out and the exterior wall around the window was blackened by the smoke and flames. According to Benitez, the apartment building was evacuated and the Red Cross has been requested to provide temporary assistance to the affected families.
Detectives investigate shooting near 2 schools in Naranja
NARANJA, Fla. – Detectives were investigating a Monday morning shooting near two schools in Naranja, according to the Miami-Dade Police Department. Officers set up a perimeter in the area around Dr. William A. Chapman Elementary School, at 27190 SW 140 Ave., and Miami Douglas Macarthur South Senior High School, at 13990 SW 264 St., near Naranja Park. According to Jacquelyn Calzadilla, a spokeswoman for Miami-Dade County Public Schools, the schools were on lockdown as a precautionary measure until about 12:30 p.m. Assignment Desk Editor Nina Nahmias contributed to this report.