Exclusive surveillance video shows neighbor helping gunshot victim after shooting.
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Police in Southwest Miami-Dade County are investigating a late morning shooting. It happened inside a home, and police remained active in the area while searching for the person who pulled the trigger. Surveillance video obtained by Local 10 News shows a neighbor helping an injured woman escape from the violence. “Although we can’t discount the possibility that the subject is still armed.”Police investigate a triple shooting in Southwest Miami-Dade County. Local 10′s Roy Ramos spoke with Mike Baker, Williams’ uncle.
FAA investigating small plane forced to land on Krome Avenue
SOUTHWEST MIAMI DADE, Fla. – A small plane was forced to land on Krome Avenue in Southwest Miami-Dade County. It happened Saturday afternoon approximately 1.5 miles west of Miami Executive Airport, also known as Tamiami Airport. According to the Federal Aviation Association (FAA) who is investigating the incident, the plane is a single-engine Piper J-5A. Police blocked off parts of Krome Avenue after the plane ended up in the northbound lanes. Officers from the Miami-Dade Police Department and Florida State Troopers were at the scene after the plane landed.
Police: 2 teenage boys shot while inside car in Southwest Miami-Dade
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Police are investigating a shooting that took place in Southwest Miami-Dade County. According to authorities, police responded to the area of US-1 and Southwest 137th Avenue following a Shot Spotter Alert. In the video, the passenger doors of an SUV open as the first shots are fired. More shots are fired, the doors of the sedan open and the SUV drives off. The victims, a 16-year-old boy and 17-year-old boy, were rushed to a nearby hospital with non-life threatening injures, according to authorities.
Officers investigating after finding man with gunshot wound in Southwest Miami-Dade
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – One person was injured in a midday shooting in Southwest Miami-Dade County. Officers were seen surrounding a black car with bullet holes in its front windshield in the area of Dunbar Dr. and Lincoln Rd. According to police, officers responded to the area around 1:46 p.m. Sunday and found a man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was taken to a nearby hospital, but authorities did not offer an update on his condition. A food truck was also in the area and getting attention from officers at the scene.
Man killed by off-duty Miami officer had prior burglary convictions
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – The man shot dead by a City of Miami police officer Monday in Southwest Miami-Dade County has been identified by authorities as Anthony Arias, 29, of Doral. Investigators say that the off-duty cop’s 13-year-old son was home alone in the Westchester area of Miami-Dade when he contacted his parents to tell them somebody was trying to break in. The officer — whose name has not been confirmed by authorities — went to the home in the 700 block of SW 98th Court and shot Arias, detectives say. Arias had a criminal history that includes prior burglary convictions, and he was released from prison this past January. “His 13-year-old child was inside the house,” Miami FOP Vice President Mathew Reyes said of the officer.
Man tried to rape woman at Miami-Dade park before people came to help
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. A man confessed to trying to rape a woman who was jogging Sunday at Larry and Penny Thompson Park in Southwest Miami-Dade County, police say. James Brown, 53, followed the 33-year-old victim on his bike and then threw her into some bushes where he tried to take off her clothes, according to an arrest report. Two people heard the womans screams for help and rushed over. Detectives say Brown, who is homeless, confessed to the crime. He appeared in court Monday on attempted sexual battery charges.
Police chase leads to deadly gunfight between officers and shooting suspect in Southwest Miami-Dade
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. A late-night police pursuit ended with a deadly exchange of gunfire in Southwest Miami-Dade County. The suspect had been wanted for a separate shooting that took place just miles from where he got into a nasty firefight with officers. According to Miami-Dade police, the officer involved shooting investigation begins at Southwest 79th Street and 153th Court. Officers quickly caught up to the vehicle and tried pulling the suspect over, but he was not stopping. Police have not released any details about the identities of either the suspect or the original victim.
Bill filed to make day after Halloween a school holiday in Florida
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida students may soon be able to sleep in after a long night of Halloween trick-or-treating. A bill filed by Florida Sen. Annette Taddeo would make Nov. 1, the day after Halloween, an official school holiday. Taddeo, who represents District 40 in Southwest Miami-Dade County, filed SB 1462 in the Florida legislature on Monday. Parents and students have long complained about having to wake up early after a night of fun on All-Hallows’ Eve. Taddeo’s bill will allow children to fully enjoy the holiday.
Off-duty MDPD officer hit by stray bullet in Southwest Miami-Dade
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - Authorities in southwest Miami-Dade County are investigating a shooting that injured an off-duty officer. Miami-Dade police responded to an event center near Southwest 122nd Street and 183rd Avenue on Saturday afternoon. "When the officers arrived to the scene, they met with the victim, which happens to be an off-duty Miami Dade police officer," Detective Argemis Colome said. Investigators said the 13-year veteran officer was attending a kids party when he was shot in the shoulder by what appeared to be a stray bullet. After hearing of the stray bullet, he said this is not the first time this has happened in the area and it needs to stop.
Police report 2 bodies found in southwest Miami-Dade
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - The bodies of two men were found Thursday in a remote part of southwest Miami-Dade County. Police officially classify it as a death investigation after the bodies were located in a residential area. The bodies were in an overgrown lot in Goulds near Southwest 224th Street and Southwest 115th Avenue. Homicide detectives are investigating. Copyright 2019 by WPLG Local10.com - All rights reserved.
Homeowner thanks Leave It To Layron for helping to raise awareness of danger
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – After Hurricane Irma in 2017, Antonio Pitre noticed there were at least three precariously posititioned utility poles at his neighborhood in Southwest Miami-Dade County that were potentially deadly. Pitre said the utility poles that are outside of his home, near the corner of Southwest 168th Street and 122nd Avenue, near Zoo Miami are totally rotted. He has seen the wind sway a teetering utility pole back and forth and has felt fear. Pitre believed that if the poles cause someone's death or injury it will be because of the their negligence, so he called Leave It To Layron. AT&T worked with Florida Power & Light to transfer its equipment and the job got done.