The family of a Boynton Beach man who died in a hail of police gunfire on Miami Beach two years ago over the Memorial Day weekend filed a wrongful death suit against Miami Beach and cities whose police officers were involved in shooting.
The man at the center of a highly-publicized police involved shooting on Miami Beach during Memorial Day weekend 2011, did not appear to have fired a weapon, according to a report obtained by CBS4 News partner The Miami Herald.
The planning is over, the barricades are up and police officers are out in force as Urban Beach weekend kicks off on Miami Beach.
Miami Beach is expecting to see an influx of people for Memorial Day weekend starting Thursday. Some 350,000 people are expected to flood the beach for a weekend of beachside parties and holiday fun.
A man killed in a police involved shooting Miami Beach over the Memorial Day weekend is believed to be the same man wanted for shooting a gas station clerk in Boynton Beach last November.
Urban Beach Week started off smoothly, but that quickly changed by the end of the long Memorial Day weekend.
CBS4 News has learned new details in the wake of a deadly Memorial Day police-involved shooting in the heart of South Beach.