MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A suspect charged with shooting and killing a 15-year-old boy at a Halloween party in SW Miami-Dade last month appeared in court Wednesday.
Josue Cao, 17, will be tried as an adult for the murder of Angel Cueli.READ MORE: Broward County Public Schools To Hold Special Meeting Tuesday Regarding Mask Mandate
Two others were also charged in Cueli’s death.
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Cao is now being held without bond on a count of second-degree murder.
Two years ago Cao reportedly attacked his mother with a broom and punched her and knocked her on to the ground and kicked her. Police say Cao tampered with his ankle monitor before the shooting.MORE NEWS: Suspect In Miami Beach Samurai Sword Murder Appears Before Judge
He is being held at Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center.