Man Released From Police Custody After Car Linked to Fatal South Beach Shooting of Kamil Patel Found in Miami - NBC 6 South Florida

Man Released From Police Custody After Car Linked to Fatal South Beach Shooting of Kamil Patel Found in Miami

Police have been looking for the car since Thursday night, when 29-year-old Kamil Patel was gunned down

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    Reward in Miami Beach Fatal Shooting Increased

    NBC 6's Johnny Archer reports on the efforts to capture the gunman in the shooting death of a man in Miami Beach.

    (Published Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018)

    What to Know

    • Police have been looking for the car since Thursday night, when 29-year-old Kamil Patel was gunned down

    • Patel was walking with his girlfriend when the car pulled up behind them and a person got out of the vehicle and fatally shot Patel

    • Patel recently moved to Miami Beach from Texas

    A man was questioned and released from police custody after the car believed to be used by the suspect who gunned down a man on Miami Beach last week was found abandoned near Miami International Airport Tuesday.

    The white Honda Accord was discovered in the parking lot of the MetroRail station in the area of Northwest 38th Court and Northwest 25th Street, Miami Beach Police said.

    Police said a man who was taken into custody was released late Tuesday night and the investigation continues into any possible involvement he might have in the case.

    Authorities have been looking for the car since Thursday night, when 29-year-old Kamil Patel was gunned down in the area of Espanola Way and Collins Court.

    Search For Shooter in Death of Man in Miami Beach

    [MI] Search For Shooter in Death of Man in Miami Beach

    NBC 6's Darryl Forges has more after police released a man who had been brought in for questioning in the case.

    (Published Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018)

    Patel was walking with his girlfriend when the car pulled up behind them and a person got out of the vehicle and fatally shot Patel, according to police. Patel recently moved to Miami Beach from Texas.

    The last known person in possession of the car is identified as Orestes Marrero, who had been missing, but police said he has been found safely and is cooperating with their investigation.

    Authorities are offering a reward of up to $20,000 for information leading to an arrest. Anyone with info is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.

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