Arrest Made After Shooting on South Beach - NBC 6 South Florida

Arrest Made After Shooting on South Beach



    Police in Miami Beach released new information today in a shooting from yesterday in South Beach. NBC 6 Reporter Stephanie Bertini has those details. (Published Sunday, May 28, 2017)

    Miami-Beach Police have arrested the man allegedly responsible for a shooting on South Beach Saturday afternoon.

    Police say Dontavious Johnson, 25, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, criminal mischief, resisting an officer, and other charges.

    According to police, Johnson was standing on a street corner at 6th and Collins, when he shot several times at a taxi cab. A man then got out of the cab and went into a nearby liquor store. Johnson allegedly followed that man into the store, where he was eventually detained by police. 

    The incident happened near 6th Street and Collins Avenue. 

    Three other people were detained when the incident happened, but were eventually released. 

    Police still have not made contact with the victim. They are asking that any nearby hospitals contact Miami Beach Police if they receive a patient with a gunshot wound. 

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