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Miami Gun Violence

Police: 2 Dead After Gunfire Erupts In Miami

AP | FERNANDO PEINADO | Posted 08.24.2014 | Crime

MIAMI (AP) — Two people were killed and seven others were wounded in a shooting early Tuesday in the Miami neighborhood of Liberty City that has bee...

'Big Brothers Big Sisters Matched Us Up. Then A Stranger Gunned Him Down.'

Slate | Joe Parent | Posted 04.15.2014 | Miami

Earlier this month in Miami, Marquis Sams was gunned down in a drive-by shooting. You know the story, right? Chances are you’ve already assumed that...

'We Haven't Done Enough'

Miami Herald | Charles Rabin | Posted 02.19.2014 | Miami

A group of Miami-Dade mayors — some of them gun owners, all taking a politically risky stance — launched an effort Tuesday to try and sidestep sta...

Sean Taylor's Killer Given 57 Years In Prison

AP | By CURT ANDERSON | Posted 03.25.2014 | Miami

MIAMI (AP) — The man who prosecutors say fired the shot that killed Washington Redskins star Sean Taylor during a botched 2007 burglary was sentence...

Man Killed At Baby's Baptism Party During Fight Over Food

Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

It was a celebration of new life, but death crashed the party. Police in North Miami Beach say a man was fatally shot Sunday at a gathering celebr...

Miami Still Has To Remind People Not To Fire Guns On New Year's Eve

Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

Most people celebrate New Year's with Champagne and the hope of getting lucky at midnight. In Miami, the mayor and pop star Pitbull still have to ...

Multiple Cops Injured In Shootings

WSVN | Posted 02.09.2014 | Miami

NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. (WSVN) -- A Miami-Dade police officer has been hospitalized after reportedly being shot by a subject accused of stealing a ...

New Charge For Man Who Posted Wife's Dead Body To Facebook

AP | Posted 02.01.2014 | Miami

MIAMI (AP) — A Miami man accused of fatally shooting his wife and posting a photo of her corpse on Facebook has been charged with first-degree murde...

What Friends Remember About Aaron Vu

Sun Sentinel | Mike Clary | Posted 01.31.2014 | Miami

MIAMI -- Several hundred people, many openly weeping, turned out Sunday to say farewell to Aaron Vu, a 10-year-old remembered for his intricate dance ...

6th Child Shot In Miami In 3 Months

Posted 11.27.2013 | Miami

A 9-year-old girl was shot during a robbery in a northeast Miami-Dade park last night, marking at least the sixth time a child has been shot in the co...

Suspect Arrested For Killing 10-Year-Old In Nail Salon Robbery

Posted 01.26.2014 | Miami

A Miami teen has been arrested for fatally shooting 10-year-old Aaron Vu during an armed robbery Friday at Vu's father's nail salon. Anthawn Ragan...

Slain 10-Year-Old's Family: 'Please Help Us, Please'

Sun Sentinel | Ihosvani Rodriguez | Posted 01.25.2014 | Miami

MIAMI-DADE -- The uncle of the 10-year-old Miramar boy shot and killed during a robbery at the family's nail salon held up a photograph of the child a...

10-Year-Old Boy Gunned Down In Nail Salon Robbery

Posted 11.23.2013 | Miami

A young boy died Friday night after he and his father were shot during a robbery at their Miami nail salon. Police say 10-year-old Aaron Vu was pr...

Sleeping 9-Year-Old Boy Shot In The Face During Drive-By

Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

A 9-year-old boy was shot in the face during a drive-by as he slept inside his Miami home Friday morning. "It's a sad situation when a child can't ...

11-Year-Old Girl Is City's 10th Shooting Victim In 11 Days

Posted 11.07.2013 | Miami

Another child has been shot while at home in Miami Gardens, becoming the city's 10th shooting victim in 11 days. The 11-year-old girl was struck by...

Teen Arrested In Bus Stop Shooting Near Elementary School

Sun Sentinel | Erika Pesantes | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

PEMBROKE PARK -- It was a horrifying start to a school day as gunfire that erupted near a school bus stop sent about a dozen children running for cove...

Girl Shot Near Watkins Elementary

Posted 11.03.2013 | Miami

A teenage girl was shot while waiting for a school bus in South Florida Friday morning. Broward Sherrif's Office said the incident was not a schoo...

ANOTHER Young Miami Gardens Girl Struck By Gunfire At Home

Posted 10.22.2013 | Miami

A month after a Miami Gardens girl was killed as she was getting her hair braided in her grandmother's living room, a second girl in the neighborhood ...

4 Shot, 2 Dead At Cockfight Near Miami

Posted 12.21.2013 | Miami

Two bodies have been removed from a remote property near Miami where gunshots rang out Sunday night at a cockfight. Miami-Dade Police said a crowd...

Report: Same 6 Schools Have Nearly Half Of Gun-Related Incidents In Dade

Posted 09.23.2013 | Miami

An extensive study by the Miami Herald on guns in local schools made some surprising discoveries. Examining reports of gun-related incidents at Mia...

Gunman Placed Bizarre 911 Call Before Shootings

AP | CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Posted 09.30.2013 | Miami

MIAMI -- The South Florida man who went on a shooting spree at his apartment complex, killing six people, called 911 to report he was being followed a...

Documents: Gunman Downloaded Very Disturbing Files

Reuters | Posted 09.29.2013 | Miami

By Kevin Gray MIAMI, July 30 (Reuters) - A gunman who went on a shooting rampage in an apartment building had been forced to resign fr...

AWFUL: 15-Year-old Boy Gunned Down A Block From Home

Vanessa Martin | Posted 07.29.2013 | Miami

Another teenager was the victim of a deadly shooting near Miami over the weekend. The boy, identified by CBS Miami and WSVN as 15-year-old Bobby G...

17-Year-Old Aspiring Nurse Among Florida Apartment Shooting Victims

AP | CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Posted 09.27.2013 | Miami

HIALEAH, Fla. -- Pedro Vargas killed six neighbors in a shooting rampage over the weekend in South Florida. Five of them lived in his suburban Miami a...

Why Did He Do It?

AP | CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Posted 09.27.2013 | Miami

HIALEAH, Fla. — The gunman who went on a shooting rampage at his South Florida apartment building, killing six people, was a lonely man who spok...