MIAMI (TCD) -- A 22-year-old Georgia man was arrested in Miami Tuesday after he allegedly walked up to a man dining with his family and fatally shot him.
Miami Beach Police tweeted Tuesday evening that officers responded to a call about a shooting at 6:23 p.m. on the 1400 block of Ocean Drive. The department wrote there was one male victim, a possible suspect in custody, and a firearm located.
Hours after their first tweet, the Miami Beach Police Department announced on Twitter that they gave the victim first aid at the scene and transported him to Jackson Memorial Hospital. He reportedly succumbed to his injuries there.
Dustin Wakefield’s uncle Mike Wakefield was not with the victim but reportedly heard about the incident from his family. Mike Wakefield told the Miami Herald, "This guy came in with a gun waving it, saying it’s time to die. He pointed the gun at his son and Dustin said, 'He’s only a boy.'"
According to Mike Wakefield’s account, his nephew "stood up between the gunman and the baby and he shot him."
Mike Wakefield said Dustin was shot "multiple times."
The Miami Herald reports David allegedly tried shooting another man on the street minutes before shooting Wakefield, but he missed.