Tourist Fatally Shot Near News Cafe On Miami Beach


STAY WITH CBS FOUR MIAMI AND OUR WEBSITE, MIAMI.CBSLOCAL.COM FOR COVERAGE THROUGH ELECTION DAY. A VISITOR FROM NEW YORK IS SHOT AND KILLED ON MIAMI BEACH. INVESTIGATORS ARE TRYING TO FIGURE OUT IF THE TOURIST WAS TARGETED, WE ARE LIVE ON MIAMI BEACH. Reporter: WE ARE AT THE CORNER OF EIGHTH STREET AND OCEAN DRIVE. THIS MAN WAS SHOT TWO TIMES IN THE EARLY MORNING. IF YOU LOOK AT THE NEWS CAFE. YOU CAN SEE THERE IS A PIECE OF WOOD IN THE GLASS THERE. IT’S OUTLINED BY BLUE TAPE. THAT’S WHERE ONE OF THE BULLS HIT. THE MAN WAS HIT TWICE AND HE DID NOT MAKE IT. I HEARD SHOTS. Reporter: CONFIDENCE AFTER SUN RISE WHEN THE POLICE SAID THREE MEN GUNNED DOWN A MAN ON EIGHTH STREET AND OCEAN DRIVE. I KNEW RIGHT AWAY THEY WERE GUNSHOTS. AFTER THAT I HEARD A CAR SCREECH AWAY AND I HEARD A GUY SCREAMING LIKE HE WAS IN MAJOR PAIN. Reporter: THE UNNAMED VICTIM WAS HIT TWICE. NEARBY PEOPLE WHO HEARD THE GUNSHOTS RAN TO HELP THE MAN. BETWEEN ME AND MY FRIENDS, WE WERE THE FIRST PEOPLE OUT TO HELP HIM. HE GOT SHOT IN THE LOWER BACK AND THE KNEE. PEOPLE WERE GOING TO HIM. HE WAS ON THE FLOOR. HE WAS GROWNING AND HE LOOKED AT SOME POINTS LIKE HE WAS IN AND OUT OF CRASHESNESS. I GOT SCARED THAT HE WAS GOING TO DIE. Reporter: THE MAN DID DIE AFTER HE WAS RUSHED TO THE HOSPITAL. POLICE ARE PIECING TOGETHER WHAT HAPPENED. THE VICTIM WAS VISITING FROM NEW YORK. THE MEN TOOK OFF IN A JEEP SIMILAR TO THIS ONE.

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