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…
Jerry Wayne Sherrell, W/M, D.O.B. 05-30-59, Address; 330 N.E. 53 St.
#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.