One Person Killed, Another Critically Injured During Shooting On St. Patrick’s Day; Suspect In Custody


An investigation is underway following a shooting in South Beach that left one person dead and another critically injured Friday night.

Officers responded to a shooting call near Ocean Dr and 7th Street on March at 17.

Upon arrival they found two males on the ground suffering from gunshot wounds. Both men were transported to an area hospital where one of the men died from his injuries.

The other victim remains in the hospital in critical condition.

According to reports the incident happened while people were celebrating Spring Break and St. Patrick’s Day.

While investigating officers arrested a man they believed to be the shooter. They also recovered three firearms from the scene.

At this time authorities are still investigating to determine what led up to the fatal shooting.



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