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For Immediate Release:
October 07, 2015

Media Contact:
Detective Marjorie Eloi

Topic: Homicide
Case #: PD151007376553
Date & Time of Occurrence: 10/07/2015 at approx. 2:24 p.m.
Address of Occurrence: 5120 N.W. 29 Avenue
  Miami, Florida
Subject #1:
Subject's Name: unknown, (/)
Subject's Description: dark clothing
Subject #2:
Subject's Name: unknown , (/)
Subject's Description: driver
Deceased #1:
Deceased's Name: Travis Riggins , (B/M)
Deceased's DOB: 01/09/1986
Deceased's Age: 29
Deceased's Address: 2830 N.W. 51 Street
  Miami, Florida
Vehicle #1:
Vehicle Make/Model: unknown
Vehicle Color: white
Vehicle Description: Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV), newer model


(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Miami-Dade Police Department, Homicide Bureau, is investigating a shooting that resulted in the death of a 29 year old black male.

According to investigators, at approximately 2:24 p.m., 911 calls were received regarding shots fired in the area of 5120 N.W. 29 Avenue. Officers from Miami-Dade Schools Police Department arrived on scene and discovered the victim, Travis Riggins, shot multiple times in the upper torso. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded and pronounced Mr. Riggins deceased on scene.

Detectives say a subject dressed in dark colored clothing was observed running back to the passenger side of a white newer model SUV and fled westbound on NW 52 Street.

The motive for the shooting is unknown at this time.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact CrimeStoppers
(305)471-TIPS (8477) or (866) 471-8477
Visit and select “Give a Tip”
Send a text message to 274637. Enter CSMD followed by the tip information and press send.

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