Cell Phone Video Shows Shooting Scene Outside Miami-Dade Barbershop That Killed Social Media Star - NBC 6 South Florida

Cell Phone Video Shows Shooting Scene Outside Miami-Dade Barbershop That Killed Social Media Star

Adrian Dorta Martinez, 46, is facing a first-degree murder charge in the killing of 35-year-old Juan Luis Martinez

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    Video Shows Shooting of Social Media Influencer at Barbershop

    New video shows the fatal shooting of a barbershop owner and social media influencer in Miami-Dade County.

    (Published Thursday, July 18, 2019)

    Cell phone video obtained by NBC 6 shows the wild shooting outside a Miami-Dade barbershop that left its owner, a social media star, dead and the man who allegedly pulled the trigger behind bars.

    The video, provided to sister station Telemundo 51, shows an argument taking place outside of Luigi's Clippers at 3107 Northwest 95th Street before gun shots are fired and people begin to flee the scene.

    Police have arrested a suspect who they say shot and killed a man who was a social media star and owner of a Miami-Dade barbershop outside his business Tuesday afternoon.

    Adrian Dorta Martinez, 46, is facing a first-degree murder charge in the killing of 35-year-old Juan Luis Martinez, according to an arrest report.

    Arrest After Miami-Dade Barbershop Owner Fatally Shot

    [MI] Arrest After Miami-Dade Barbershop Owner Fatally Shot

    Adrian Dorta Martinez, 46, is facing a first-degree murder charge in the killing of 35-year-old Juan Luis Martinez.

    (Published Wednesday, July 17, 2019)

    According to the report, Juan Martinez was the owner of Luigi's Clippers and had been involved in an ongoing feud with his neighbor, 69-year-old Enrique Martinez, who is Adrian Dorta Martinez's father.

    The feud escalated a little after 1 p.m. Tuesday, when Enrique Martinez punched Juan Luis Martinez in the face at the barbershop, the report said.

    A short time later, Adrian Dorta Martinez arrived at the shop and got into a physical altercation with Juan Luis Martinez. At one point, he started shooting at Juan Luis Martinez and others who had participated in the fight, the report said.

    Man Shot to Death Outside Miami-Dade Barbershop

    [MI] Man Shot to Death Outside Miami-Dade Barbershop

    One person was taken into custody after the incident outside the establishment in the Northwest part of the county.

    (Published Wednesday, July 17, 2019)

    Juan Luis Martinez was struck by the gunfire but was able to flee on foot. Adrian Dorta Martinez got in his car and drove around the block and found him, then fired more shots at him, hitting him multiple times, the report said.

    Responding officers heard gunshots and found Juan Luis Martinez in the front yard of a nearby home suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center where he died from his injuries.

    Adrian Dorta Martinez was detained a few blocks away from the shooting location.

    Man Shot Near Barbershop in NW-Miami Dade

    [MI] Man Shot Near Barbershop in NW-Miami Dade

    Neighbors say the owner of a barbershop was shot in the chest. NBC 6's Darryl Forges reports.

    (Published Tuesday, July 16, 2019)

    The report said the entire incident was captured on surveillance cameras at the barbershop.

    Adrian Dorta Martinez is also facing an attempted second-degree murder charge. He was being held in jail without bond Wednesday, and attorney information wasn't available.

    The business owner, known as Luigi to his friends, had a large following on Instagram and YouTube under the "La Garata Films" handle followed by hundreds of thousands.

    "They told me somebody killed Luigi. I feel bad. I feel bad because that's my barber for me and my son," friend Johnny Valdez said.

    Family members want Luigi to be laid to rest in his native Dominican Republic, and have started a GoFundMe.

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