No Bond for Teen Charged in Mobil Shootings

16-year-old charged with first-degree murder in gas station shootings

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    Miami Gardens Police are looking for three to four men they say shot and killed a man and woman at a gas station early Monday in an attempted carjacking.

    The teen charged with gunning down two people at a Miami Gardens gas station last month was denied bond Friday.

    Eric Ellington, 16, was ordered held without bond during his appearance in a Broward court.

    Ellington is facing two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Julian Soler and Kennia Duran.

    According to police, Soler and Duran were shot while pumping gas at the Mobil station at the corner of Northwest 57th Avenue and 167th Street on July 25.

    Gas Station Shooting

    [MI] Gas Station Shooting
    Gas Station Shooting

    Surveillance video at the gas station captured the attack, which shows a Nissan Pathfinder pull up next to Soler’s white 1997 Mustang Cobra. Two individuals get out, walk over towards Soler and Duran, and fire upon their victims before fleeing the scene.

    Police said they believe the suspects were after Soler's car, although the Mustang wasn't taken.

    Ellington was arrested on Tuesday at an apartment complex on the 1400 block of North 64th Avenue in Hollywood following a joint effort by Hollywood and Miami Gardens Police Departments.

    Authorities also said Wednesday that more arrests might be coming. They think there were at least two other suspects in the vehicle at the time of the ambush.