One Killed in Hallandale Beach Mobile Home Robbery

The victim was gunned down when two robbers showed up at a residence, police say

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    Hallandale Beach police are investigating the shooting death of a 20-year-old man after a robbery at a mobile home park, a police spokesman said Saturday. NBC 6's Gilma Avalos spoke to the victim's grandmother Lemoris Carroll. (Published Sunday, Nov 18, 2012)

    Hallandale Beach police are investigating the shooting death of a 20-year-old man after a robbery at a mobile home park, a police spokesman said Saturday.

    The victim, identified as Lazaro Cuesta, was gunned down about 10:30 a.m. Saturday, when two robbers arrived at a residence at the Golden Trio mobile home neighborhood in the 7000 block of Southwest Eighth Avenue, according to Hallandale police spokesman Maj. Thomas Honan.

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    Before the robbers showed, five people were at the home: the victim, two other visitors and two people who live there, Honan said. The male robbers fled after the killing, he said. Saturday, police were questioning witnesses.

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    Cuesta’s family stood at the crime scene, mourning him. His grandmother told NBC 6 that her grandson had played drums in his high school marching band and had wanted to pursue a career as a firefighter. 

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