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Two Arrested For Murder of Miami-Dade High Schooler During Shoe Robbery: Police

According to police, the shooting took place during what was meant to be a shoe sale

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Two men have been arrested in connection with the killing of a high-school senior earlier this week in southwest Miami-Dade during an alleged shoe robbery.

According to police, Sergio Berben and his girlfriend Andrea Camps Lacayo drove in Berben's car to an abandoned home located at 12041 Southwest 271st Street on Tuesday. They were to sell three pairs of sneakers to 19-year-old George Walton for $935.

When the three met, Walton reportedly asked to try the shoes on, and Berben responded saying he first wanted to see payment, according to an arrest report.

That's when a fourth man, 19-year-old Adrian Cosby, approached Berben's vehicle on the driver's side and allegedly shot both Berben and Camps Lacayo with a firearm.

Berben immediately drove off to seek medical help for his girlfriend. The two were eventually transported by Miami-Dade fire rescue personnel to Jackson South Medical Center, where Camps Lacayo succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead.

An autopsy ruled her cause of death a homicide.

Walson and Cosby had fled the scene northbound to Cosby's residence in Homestead, according to the arrest report.

On Saturday, Walton and Cosby were apprehended and taken to the Miami-Dade Police Department Robbery Bureau. Walton provided a statement where he confessed he had planned to steal Berben's sneakers once he tried them on, according to the report.

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