MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A Miami man has been charged with the beating death of a panhandler.READ MORE: First US Case Of Omicron Variant Detected In California
Prosecutors say fitness model Hivo Gonzalez got into an argument with Pedro Cruz in June at a gas station on the 500 block of Northwest 79th Street.
Surveillance video shows the two arguing, then Gonzalez running to his car, getting a blunt object and then striking Cruz in the head as he ran away from him.READ MORE: Miami Freedom Tower Money Proposed In State House
Gonzalez is then shown running back to his vehicle, leaving Cruz on the ground.
Prosecutors say Cruz died days later in a Miami hospital.MORE NEWS: Surfside Condo Collapse Lawsuits Will Likely Go To Trial Next Summer
Gonzalez is charged with second-degree murder.