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.

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Two others were also charged in Cueli’s death.

Angel Cueli (Source: Alfred Cueli)

Detectives said Cueli was not the intended target in a gang-related shooting.

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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.

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He is being held at Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center.