MIAMI – (CBSMiami.com) – A gambling dispute turned deadly in Miami when a 19-year-old man allegedly shot another man over $20, Miami police said.
The two men began to argue and other people who were near the area on the 1800 block of Northwest 2nd Avenue broke up the fight.READ MORE: South Dade NAACP President Dwight Bullard Says Derek Chauvin Being Found Guilty ‘A Glimmer Of Hope’ But Fight Isn’t Over
But witnesses told police that they saw Stevie Brown place a firearm in his pocket and ride off in his bicycle. Another witness told police that at about 3:51 p.m. on November 26th, Brown fired multiple shots striking the back of the head of the man with whom he had the dispute.READ MORE: ‘I’m Speechless’: Rep. Frederica Wilson Among South Florida Leaders Who Believe Justice Was Served In Derek Chauvin Trial
Police did not identify the name of the victim on the arrest form.
Brown was charged with first-degree murder. He appeared before a bond court judge Thursday.MORE NEWS: Florida Senate Eyes Social Media Crackdown
A judge ordered him held no bond. Brown told police that he “didn’t kill anyone” and that he “wasn’t even there,” according to the Miami police arrest form.