No Bond For Man Accused in Little Haiti Fatal Shooting

Peter Encalada, 33, faces a second-degree murder charge for allegedly killing Don McMillian in a shooting in Little Haiti.

(Published Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018)

What to Know

  • Peter Encalada faces several charges over the Sunday incident.

  • One victim was fatally shot while another survived.

  • Encalada said he seeks release before his trial to support his children.

A man faced a Miami-Dade courtroom on Thursday, accused in a fatal shooting in Little Haiti over the weekend.

Peter Encalada, 33, faces a second-degree murder charge for allegedly killing Don McMillian, as well as an attempted second-degree murder charge over a victim who lived, Stephan Williams.

The fatal shooting occurred Sunday in the area of 5470 NW 1st Place.

Neighbors said that while a party ensued, arguing broke out and a fight followed. Gunshots then rang out across the neighborhood.

A judge denied him bond but Encalada argues he must be released to financially support his children. Encalada's lawyer will attempt to set conditions for Encalada's release until the start of his trial.