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MIAMI, FL – Miami-Dade detectives are investigating a shooting that took place in August with a violent suspect still on the loose. Police are asking the public for any information related to the incident to assist them in locating the shooter.
According to police, on Tuesday, August 27, 2019, at approximately 8:13 p.m., the victim, Mr. Alex Vega, was arriving at his residence when an unknown masked subject ran up to his vehicle and without warning, shot Mr. Vega multiple times from behind, before fleeing on foot. Despite being struck by gunfire, Mr. Vega survived from his injuries.
Vega’s family, along with Miami-Dade Police Kendall District detectives, are asking for assistance from the community to aid with this investigation. According to WPTV News, Vega is a well-known vehicle designer who customizes cars for celebrities such as Marc Anthony and Rick Ross.
The Miami-Dade Police are asking anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-TIPS (8477) or (866) 471-8477. Visit www.crimestoppersmiami.com and select “Computer Tip”. If the tip leads to the arrest of the subject, the tipster may be eligible for a reward. All calls are kept strictly anonymous.