Miami: Shot and Killed over a Cell Phone

Miami: Shot and Killed over a Cell Phone

On Monday, July 1, 2013, at approximately 11:30 P.M., officers responded to the area of 282 NE 54th Street, reference to a male shot. As officers arrived, a subject fitting the description of one of the offenders was seen fleeing the area. A perimeter was set up and subject #1 was apprehended.

According to the investigation, the subjects were looking to rob someone. They spotted the victim with a cell phone and immediately approached him. Subject #1 demanded the victim’s cell phone, while subject #2 held the victim at gunpoint. The victim resisted and was shot multiple times by subject #2.

Detectives are urging anyone with information on subject #2’s whereabouts to contact them. Investigation continues…

Victim:
Jerry Wayne Sherrell, W/M, D.O.B. 05-30-59, Address; 330 N.E. 53 St.
Subject:
#1 B/M Gregory Cooper, D.O.B. 1-4-97, Address; 1327 N.W. 44 St. (in custody)
#2 B/M, thin built, 15-17 years of age (at large)

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Miami Police Department’s Homicide Unit at (305) 603-6350. Those with information that wish to remain anonymous can contact Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at (305) 471- TIPS (4877), visit www.crimestoppersmiami.com and select “Give a Tip” or Send a text message to 274637. Enter CSMD followed by the tip information and press send.

2 Responses to "Miami: Shot and Killed over a Cell Phone"

  1. AnAngryMiamian!!!   July 2, 2013 at 9:23 pm

    There fault for being subhuman waste!

    Reply
  2. Michael Wind   July 2, 2013 at 2:29 pm

    wow kids are going to jail over a cell phone……american tragedy.

    Reply

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