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Police ID Suspect In Shooting Death Of Miami Rapper Bizzle

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Suspect Craig Mitchell (Source: Miami PD)

Suspect Craig Mitchell (Source: Miami PD)

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – An arrest warrant has been issued in the case of a Miami rapper who was shot to death in front of a Liberty City car wash.

Miami Police have issued the arrest warrant for Craig Mitchell for the murder of Robert Labranche, also known as “Bizzle.”

Labranche was shot on Oct. 15th at the Ben & Ben’s Car Wash at 770 NW 54th Street. Two of Labranche’s young children were inside his car just feet away when he was murdered but did not see it happen and neither child was hurt.

Investigators said Bizzle became involved in an argument at the car wash before he was shot, and a man wearing all black was seen running from the scene.

The man, police say, is Craig Mitchell and he should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information about Mitchell should contact Det. J. Douglas of the Miami Police Department Homicide Unit, at 305-603-6350 or call 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.

Labranche is not associated with Mark J. Felder, a Houston, Texas-based rapper who also goes by the name “Bizzle.”

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